Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LIII

No 6  

8-Feb-2010

IRAQ

Baghdad Signs Off On Bidding Round Awards With West Qurna-2 Ratification

Iraq on 31 January signed a final contract for its giant Basra province West Qurna-2 oil field project with Lukoil and Norway’s Statoil. The signing marks ratification of the last of the projects awarded under its two upstream bidding rounds last year (MEES, 1 February).  In signing the deals so soon after their award late last year,...