Natural Gas

A rig at the Miran field site. (Source: Genel Energy)

KRG-Genel deal secures gas supply, but not prices

Kurdistan has taken a step toward supplying gas exports to Turkey with a new agreement to govern development of the Miran and Bina Bawi fields.

  • Demonstrators chant slogans during a protest in Basra

    Basra negotiates Iran gas pipeline

    A bilateral gas pipeline deal between Basra province and Iran could circumvent Baghdad's energy sector authority and conflict with UN sanctions.

  • From left, KRG Minister of Natural Resources Ashti Hawrami, KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, DNO International's Executive Chairman Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani and Genel Energy representative and Miran block chief Onder Tekeli, at the Sept. 18, 2013, signing ceremony for the Summail gas sales and purchase agreement. (PATRICK OSGOOD/Iraq Oil Report)

    Kurdistan signs first gas sales contract

    A new contract with DNO and Genel will help the KRG wean itself off costly diesel for power generation, and set a baseline domestic gas price for oil companies evaluating potential new development.

  • Khormor LPG Plant.

    In Kurdistan-Turkey deal, gas is key

    Genel Energy has doubled its recoverable gas reserves – resources which Kurdistan is using to secure Turkey's participation in a strategic energy partnership.

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