Iraq Targets 9Mn B/D 2022 Export Capacity

Bidding for the rehabilitation and expansion of crude oil export capacity from Iraq’s southern terminals closes at the end of July, according to tender documents obtained by MEES. Iraq’s South Oil Company (SOC) has already short-listed three international contracting companies for the ambitious project, which is designed to raise export capacity to 7mn b/d by the end of the decade and to 9mn b/d by 2022.

The work will involve the...