IRAQ

 

Baghdad Signs $6Bn Karbala EPC, Nineveh Eyes ‘Go It Alone’ Project

 

Iraq’s State Company for Oil Projects (SCOP) has signed an engineering, production and construction (EPC) contract with a consortium led by Korea’s Hyundai Engineering and Construction for a refinery at Karbala (see map, p10). This is the Ministry of Oil’s most straightforward new refinery project: doubts hang over plans for both the Nasiriya and Misan greenfield plants,...