Iraq Oil and Gas News Update Jan 2014

• Bids for Iraq Jordan pipeline due in May – Oil Ministry sets out schedule for estimated $7bn crude oil export pipeline.
• SNC Lavalin award engineering contract on Iraq export pipeline – Canadian group to handle front-end engineering and design on 680-kilometre Basra-Haditha scheme.
• Iraq invites interest in water plant consultancy deal – Project involves completing a partly-built water treatment plant.
• Foster Wheeler joint venture wins Iraq engineering deal – Shell awarded design deal to Kentz Overseas and Foster Wheeler.
• Mott MacDonald wins Halfaya oilfield service contract – Mott MacDonald oil & gas has been awarded a US$9.5 million contract by CPE (China Petroleum Engineering) to provide technical support services for Phase 2 and 3 of the Halfaya oilfield in Iraq.
• Oryx makes promising north Kurdistan discovery.