Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 2

14-January-2008

IRAQ

Shell Closes In On Iraqs Akkaz Gas Field

Shell is looking to develop Iraqs Akkaz gas field in the west of the country. The Iraqi Ministry of Oil has requested Shell to facilitate a long-term production test for the Akkaz gas field, says a company statement, sent to MEES on 10 January. Shell has responded to the request to facilitate with a proposal, which will now be subject to further negotiations. Shell, which has conducted the master...