West Qurna

  • Tribes Clash Close to Basra’s Oil Fields

    Tribes Clash Close to Basra’s Oil Fields

    Tuesday, 12th September 2017

    Tribal clashes in Iraq’s oil-rich Basra region are beginning to impact oil operations.

  • ExxonMobil looks to exit West Qurna

    ExxonMobil looks to exit West Qurna

    Wednesday, 7th November 2012
    Iraqi officials claim ExxonMobil has told the government it wants to sell its share in the West Qurna-1 oilfield, the first official confirmation the US giant is looking to pull out of the project in southern Iraq.
  • Statoil eyes Kurdistan entry

    Statoil eyes Kurdistan entry

    Sunday, 27th May 2012
    Statoil is looking at possible opportunities in Kurdistan as the Norwegian state oil company prepares to pull the plug on its participation in the West Qurna 2 project in Iraq, its exploration chief has revealed.
  • Iraq West Qurna 2 output seen at 500,000 bpd in 2014

    Iraq West Qurna 2 output seen at 500,000 bpd in 2014

    Thursday, 26th April 2012
    Production at Iraq's West Qurna Phase-2 oilfield is expected to hit 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) in 2014, Iraq's oil minister said on Wednesday, as drilling of the first oil well began.
  • Iraq, Lukoil Award $998M West Qurna Deal to Samsung

    Iraq, Lukoil Award $998M West Qurna Deal to Samsung

    Thursday, 26th January 2012
    Iraq and Russia's OAO Lukoil Holding have awarded a $998 million deal to south Korea's Samsung Group to develop the supergiant West Qurna phase 2 oil field, the Iraqi government said in a statement Wednesday.