News listings

energy-pedia general news

Iraq flagIraq

Middle East / Africa >>> Iraq

Iraq bans Kurdish firm Kar Group from operating Kirkuk oilfields


09 Jan 2018

Photo - see caption

Iraq’s parliament voted on Monday to ban Kurdish engineering firm Kar Group from operating Kirkuk’s oilfields, following Iraq’s recapture of the Kurdish-held oil region in October.

The Kurds have withdrawn from most Kirkuk oilfields since October but the vote came after lawmakers said the Kar Group refused to cooperate with Iraq’s state-run North Oil Co. (NOC) and hand back the Khurmala oilfield.

The Kurds claim Khurmala is located inside the official boundaries of the semi-autonomous Kurdish Regional Government KRG.

Parliament also authorised NOC to take over production and export operations at the field. That will potentially increase Iraq’s oil production and crude exports, although it was unclear by how much.

Click here for full Reuters article

Source: Reuters





Bookmark and Share


A global information service for upstream oil and gas opportunities - divestitures, farmins and farmouts and licensing rounds.


Publicly Available Deals

See all deals...

Subscriber Only Deals

Current deals: 1654
Completed deals: 4766

Company Profiles

Current Company Profiles: 2544

Corporate Activity

Current Corporate Activity articles: 3002

Companies Looking

Current number of articles: 417

Company Sales

Current Company Sales articles:1207

Geostudies

Current Geostudies articles: 547

How to subscribe

energy-pedia Jobs

RSS Feed Widget
See all jobs...


energy-pedia Databank

The energy-pedia databank contains links to information on the world financial and energy markets, including share prices, oil and gas prices and the global stock exchanges. Read more...



energy-pedia Glossary

A list of commonly used terms in the oil and gas industry. Read more...

Subscribe

Subscribe to the FREE
energy-pedia Daily Newsletter
Subscribe

Lynx Information Systems
RSK Logo 149
count geophysics
Union Jack Oil 149
Rose & Assocs 149
energy365
KL Publishing
Bayphase
EP Consult Energies
OPC
Government of South Australia
SLR Consulting logo
About energy-pedia

energy-pedia news is a FREE news service written and edited by E and P professionals for E and P professionals.

We don't just report the news, we give you the technical background as well, with additional information derived from our unique energy-pedia opportunities service.
Contact us

energy365 Ltd

238 High Street
London Colney
St Albans
UNITED KINGDOM

Tel: +44(0)1727 822675

Email: info@energy-pedia.com