The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has reached a 20-year gas sales agreement (GSA) with the region’s key producer, the Pearl Petroleum consortium. Pearl (Dana Gas 35%, Crescent Petroleum 35%, OMV 10%, Mol 10%, RWE 10%) currently produces 400mn cfd from the Khor Mor gas field but plans to more than double this to 900mn cfd by 2022 (MEES, 23 November 2018).

Under the $700mn expansion project, Pearl will install two new gas processing trains at Khor Mor, each with 250mn cfd...