SCOP Extends Invitation Bid Period for IPSA-2 

MEES learns that Iraq's State Organization for Oil Projects (SCOP) has extended until 25 October the deadline for the submission of tenders for the second phase of the Iraq Pipeline Trans Saudi Arabia (IPSA-2). Bid invitations for IPSA-2 were issued last June with a 15 August deadline.

IPSA-2 envisages an independent pipeline system owned by Iraq which will have a 1.6mn b/d (80mn tons/year) throughput capacity of Basrah Light....