IS suicide bombers ‘attack power plant in Iraq’

Islamic State (IS) militants reportedly attacked a power station in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk today. Reports claim at least 13 workers were killed when the suicide bombers stormed the facility and blew themselves up. It is believed to be aimed at diverting security forces from a massive offensive against IS-held city of Mosul. The […]

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 […]