Oil Ministry

  • Iraq to Invest 200 mscm/d of Gas from Dhi Qar Fields

    Iraq to Invest 200 mscm/d of Gas from Dhi Qar Fields

    Wednesday, 6th January 2021

    The Undersecretary for Extraction Affairs of the Iraqi Oil Ministry, Karim Hattab announced that the ministry plans to invest the gas accompanied with oil operations in Dhi Qar Governorate through conducting contract with an international company to invest 200 million standards cubic meters per day (mscm/d) of natural gas.

  • Iraq Denies OPEC+ Deal Exemption Reports, Affirms Commitment to Deal 

    Iraq Denies OPEC+ Deal Exemption Reports, Affirms Commitment to Deal 

    Thursday, 3rd September 2020

    Iraq has refuted claims that it was seeking an exemption from the reduction pact during the first quarter of 2021 and has reaffirmed its commitment to the deal.

  • Iraq to Establish Oil Refinery in Kirkuk

    Iraq to Establish Oil Refinery in Kirkuk

    Thursday, 1st June 2017
    Iraqi government approved the establishment of a $5b oil refinery project in Kurdistan’s Kirkuk.
  • Iraq Discloses Details on New Basra Refinery Project

    Iraq Discloses Details on New Basra Refinery Project

    Tuesday, 21st March 2017
    The execution of the 300,000b/d refinery project in Basra’s Faw (Fao) is according to the methods of build–operate–transfer (BOT) or build–own–operate–transfer (BOOT), as well as to the investment law of the refineries No.64 for 2007 and its amendments.
  • Oil Minister Appoints New Heads of EGAS and GUPCO

    Oil Minister Appoints New Heads of EGAS and GUPCO

    Thursday, 28th July 2016
    Egypt's Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, has issued two decrees appointing new chiefs of EGAS and GUPCO.
  • EGAS Delivered Natural Gas to Homes in 25 Governorates

    EGAS Delivered Natural Gas to Homes in 25 Governorates

    Sunday, 10th July 2016
    According to a report issued by the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS), Vice Chairman for Planning and Gas Projects, Gamal Hegazy, stated that the total gas aggregation for homes in the fiscal year (FY) 2015/2016 in 25 governorates in the country reached 715,000 housing units
  • Al-Sisi Requests Detailed Report on Hurghada Oil Spill

    Al-Sisi Requests Detailed Report on Hurghada Oil Spill

    Tuesday, 5th July 2016
    President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has requested an environmental report, from the Red Sea regulatory authorities, on the oil spill that caused an environmental crisis in the seas of northeastern Hurghada.
  • Oil Minister Names New Head of Petroleum Pipelines Co

    Oil Minister Names New Head of Petroleum Pipelines Co

    Sunday, 5th June 2016
    Oil Minister, Tarek El Molla, appoints a new Head of Petroleum Pipelines Company.
  • Oil Minister Makes Transfer in Sector

    Oil Minister Makes Transfer in Sector

    Wednesday, 25th May 2016
    Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, has made the following transfer and promotion in the sector.
  • Egypt to Settle $400m Dues to Shell, BG

    Egypt to Settle $400m Dues to Shell, BG

    Wednesday, 18th May 2016
    Shell and British Gas (BG) have reached an agreement with the Egyptian Petroleum Ministry to obtain $400m of their financial dues by the end of June, in exchange for renting a driller and resuming work in the 9B phase of the project in the Mediterranean.