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Emerson makes Zubair contracts bid

Hassan Hafidh reports for Dow Jones Newswires:

U.S.-based energy firm Emerson has submitted a bid to win an automated systems contract at Iraq's giant Zubair oil field, a company executive said.

Emerson, a specialist in oil and gas, refining and power automation, submitted the bid to a consortium led by Italy's Eni SpA (E) which is the operator of Zubair oil field, which holds some 8 billion barrels of oil reserves.

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