Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LIV

No 33

15-Aug-2011

IRAQ

Iraq Qualifies 41 Companies For Fourth Upstream Licensing Round

Iraqs Ministry of Oil announced on 7 August that it has qualified 41 companies to bid for exploration blocks in the countrys fourth upstream licensing round. Baghdad formally launched the round in April, putting forward 12 exploration blocks to be awarded under technical service contracts (MEES, 2 May). The 41 companies will be invited to participate in a road-show on...