UPDATE: Iraq steps up efforts to lure refinery investors

UPDATE: date change Conference for four big refinery projects could more than make up for fuel demand, leaving foreign investors export options.
Workers at the Daura refinery in Baghdad and contractors Prokop Engineering, from the Czech Republic, installing a new 70,000 bpd unit. (BEN LANDO/Iraq Oil Report)

BAGHDAD - Iraq will aim to lure private investors and provide fuel to meet increasing demand by highlighting opportunities to invest in four planned refineries throughout the country, three in the more stable south.

UPDATE: The conference, originally scheduled for May 29, will now take place June 26. According to the National Investment Commission the change is "for logistic reasons and to complete the technical information for the refineries unities in Missan and Kirkuk."

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