By John Lee. A financial advisor to the Iraqi Prime Minister has said he expects ...
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By John Lee. The United States has criticised Iraq, among other countries, for its failure ...
By John Lee. Iraqi media reports that one person has died and more than 5,000 ...
By John Lee. A financial advisor to the Iraqi Prime Minister has said he expects Iraq's revenues this year to exceed $150 billion. Speaking to the state-controlled Iraqi News Agency (INA), Mudhar Muhammad Salih said sustained high oil prices, combined with non-oil revenues of "no less than $8-10 billion", will result in total revenues for […]
IBBC appoints industry specialist as Strategic Development Officer As the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) Board and Executive Committee re-fresh their strategic plan to continue a pathway to success for Iraq and its business community, it has appointed a Strategic Development Officer to bring industry expertise and experience to its management team. Colin Findlay brings […]
Iraq Business News Expert Blogger, Ahmed Mousa Jiyad, has completed the second volume of his chronicle of the Iraqi oil industry, this time covering 2011. The first volume, published in October 2021, covers the development in the upstream petroleum in Iraq prior to 2011 and has a subtitle "Grand Opening for Big Push Strategy". The […]
Health facilities in Al-Karma officially reopen after destruction by ISIL Two newly-rehabilitated health facilities - the External Consultancy Clinic and Al-Sijr Public Health Centre were officially reopened by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Government of Australia and Anbar Governorate. When ISIL captured Al-Karma, the health facilities across the region suffered extensive damages. Equipment was […]
By John Lee. The United States has criticised Iraq, among other countries, for its failure to protect intellectual property rights. In its recently-published 2022 Special 301 Report, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) says stakeholders continue to report notable levels of piracy through Illicit Streaming Devices (ISDs) and illicit Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) apps in […]
By John Lee. Iraqi media reports that one person has died and more than 5,000 have been hospitalised on Thursday as a result of the latest dust storm. The dust storm is the seventh this month, with some experts believing they are becoming more frequent due to climate change. Road and air transport has been […]
By John Lee. Basra Oil Company (BOC) has reportedly said that third offshore pipeline at the Khor Al-Amaya Oil Terminal (KAAOT) (pictured) will be completed by the end of 2023. Acting Director General, Ahmed Fadel Dehaim, told the Iraqi News Agency (INA) that the new line will increase oil export capacity by 600,000 barrels per […]
Writing in Oil Price, Simon Watkins says $100 oil has prompted the Iraqi government to fast-track development of more technically challenging oil fields. Click here to read the full article.
By John Lee. Iraq has reportedly confirmed that it will open new production facilities for the manufacture of weapons and light munitions, and even the assembly of combat aircraft. The Director of the Defence Industries Commission, Mohamed Sahib Al-Daraji (pictured), told the state-controlled Iraqi News Agency (INA), that: "Iraq has concluded memoranda of understanding with […]
By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Oil has announced preliminary oil exports for April of 101,390,662 barrels, giving an average for the month of 3.380 million barrels per day (bpd), up from the 3.244 million bpd exported in March. This is the highest daily export rate since the 3.438 million barrels per day achieved in […]
By Michael Young, for Carnegie Middle East Center. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Breaking Bad in Basra In an interview, Harith Hasan discusses how environmental degradation has affected sociopolitical stability in southern Iraq. Click here to read the full report.
By John Lee. A rocket attack that targeted an oil refinery in the Khabat area of Erbil on Sunday has been widely condemned. Six rockets were fired at the Kawergosk refinery, which is owned by KAR Group, reportedly damaging a storage tank. The Iraqi Security Media Cell said it located a launch base near the […]