Middle East Economic Survey


No 37



Trading Firms Among Pre-Qualifiers For Iraqs Fourth Bidding Round

Baghdad has added six new companies to the list of firms pre-qualified to take part in Iraqs fourth upstream licensing round. The new firms include the upstream arms of trading companies Vitol and Glencore, as well as UK independent Gulf Sands, UAE independent Dragon Oil, Chinese firm ZhenHua Oil and Romanian state firm Romgaz.

The additions come ahead of an 11-12...