Basra prepares for Shell gas dealBASRA — Iraq’s state-run South Gas Company (SGC) is gearing up for the implementation of the long-awaited Shell gas deal, though SGC director Ali Khudhier predicted the project would not produce exports until at least 2017.The Cabinet’s energy committee initialed a deal with Shell and Mitsubishi on July 12, which would create the Basra Gas Company, a joint venture designed to capture hundreds of millions of cubic feet of associated gas a day that is...
Beyond the Headlines: Aug. 8-14
- Basra prepares for Shell gas deal
- More clashes between Missan, Baghdad
- Provinces chafe at power quotas
- Kirkuk governor favors SOFA extension