Honors and Awards
Musings on Marble
Author | Legal Icon | Energy Expert
23rd October 2021
Oil Prices Could Reach $100 per barrel Next Year – Iraq Oil Minister
According to Reuters, Iraqi Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul Jabbar Ismaael warned on Wednesday that due to low global commercial supplies, prices could exceed $100 per barrel in the first half...
8th October 2021
Iraq Accepts Chevron’s Offer to Develop Oil Exploration Blocks
The Iraqi oil ministry said in a statement on Monday that the Ministerial Energy Council has approved talks with Chevron for the development of four (4) exploration blocks in the...
8th September 2021
Iraq Signs Four Oil & Gas Contracts Worth $27bn with TotalEnergies
Iraq has struck a deal with TotalEnergies for four oil and gas projects worth $27 billion, according to the country's oil minister. The agreement includes three contracts between the Iraqi...
30th March 2021
Iraq Signs Over $7 billion Energy Deal with Total
Iraq has signed a preliminary agreement with French oil and gas group, Total, that includes four (4) projects to develop oil fields, produce gas, build large energy infrastructure and generate...
18th December 2020
Egypt to Develop Projects on Iraqi Territory in Exchange for Petroleum Products
Egypt is to implement the development agreements signed with Iraq in October to strengthen bilateral cooperation between the two parties. The terms of the agreement states that Cairo is to...
23rd October 2020
Siemens Energy in Discussions to Help Add 1.3 Gigawatts to Iraq’s Grid by 2021
Siemens is in talks with the government of Iraq to advance work on phase two of its $15 billion power rehabilitation project. The German industrial giant is in talks to...
14th October 2020
Jordan, Iraq and Egypt Discuss Resuscitation of Oil Pipeline Project
The government of Jordan, Egypt and Iraq held discussions on the reviving of an oil pipeline project that would link the three countries. In 2013, Jordan and oil-exporter Iraq signed...
14th September 2020
OPEC Celebrates 60th Anniversary
On the 14th of September 1960 in Al-Shaab Hall in Baghdad, the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries was birthed. The five founding fathers were Juan Pablo Pérez Alfonzo of Venezuela;...
27th July 2020
Nigeria/Saudi Arabia: Petroleum Ministers Discuss the Global Oil Market
The Minister of Petroleum of Nigeria, His Excellency Timipre Sylva and the Minister of Energy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, His Royal Highness Prince Abdulaziz Bin Salman had a...
6th July 2020
Nigeria Complies to OPEC+ Production cut for June
It was reported at the virtual 19th Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) that held last month, that the Committee asked laggards in the first month of the OPEC deal to...