UK supports power plant refurbishment in Iraq

Siemens has won a contract to upgrade one of the four 320MW turbines

Iraqi officials trained to assess oil-contaminated sites from ISIL conflicts

UN Environment conducted a five-day training workshop and provided portable oil contamination analysers, sampling tools and personnel protective equipment

ISIS attacks gas plant in Baghdad

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Iran to supply gas to two Iraqi power plants

Iraq has signed a four-year agreement with Iran to import gas from the neighbouring country, it has been reported. The move is in a bid to ease the country’s electricity shortages and feed two of its power plants in Baghdad. The capital city is expected to buy around 25 million cubic metres of Iranian natural […]

UK oil and gas training firm takes skills to Iraq

UK oil and gas training organisation Opito is to work in Iraq to develop the skills needed by the country’s energy industry. Opito this week signed a memorandum of understanding with the Iraq Ministry for Oil, Training and Development Directorate. With Iraq gearing up to produce 12m barrels of oil per day, Opito estimates the […]