Middle East Economic Survey


No 5



Baghdad Looks to Build On 2009 Output Gains With New Contracts

Baghdad late January signed a series of final contracts with winning firms in its two upstream bidding rounds. The signings were all on schedule, leaving only one project left out of the bidding round offerings the giant West Qurna 2 increment led by Russias Lukoil and Statoil left to sign (MEES, 25 January). On 22 January an Eni-led consortium signed for its...