Iraq launches National Adaption Plan process for climate change

The three-year project will support Iraq in formulating and implementing its plan through strategic planning based on projections of future climate change

IEA: Iraq could be world’s third biggest oil supplier by 2030

The country’s oil production is expected to increase by 1.3m barrels a day during that period

UK supports power plant refurbishment in Iraq

Siemens has won a contract to upgrade one of the four 320MW turbines

UK provides £770m for two new power stations in Iraq

GE Grid Solutions will also develop 14 substations under an agreement with Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity

Iraqi officials trained to assess oil-contaminated sites from ISIL conflicts

UN Environment conducted a five-day training workshop and provided portable oil contamination analysers, sampling tools and personnel protective equipment

Gas turbine project in Iraq secures $211m UK funding

UK Export Finance (UKEF) is to provide $210.8 million (£148.9m) to help General Electric (GE) Global Services secure a landmark gas turbine contract in Iraq. The project will upgrade and repair existing turbines across 10 sites to deliver an improved and secure power source, able to generate 6.5GW of capacity and powering millions of homes across […]

Siemens to modernise four power plants in Iraq

Siemens has inked a deal with Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity to modernise four power plants in the country. With 15,700MW of available power generating capacity, the government is working towards improving the availability and reliability of power supply while minimising losses. Siemens said the multi-million euro service contracts will see the company enhance the efficiency […]

UK grants $17m for gas-fired power plants in Iraq

UK Export Finance (UKEF) is providing $17 million (£13m) for two firms to deliver power projects in Iraq. Enka UK and General Electric (GE) will use the financing for the construction of two 150MW gas-fired power plants at Dhi Qar and Samawa in southern Iraq. They are expected to help alleviate severe energy shortages in […]

IS suicide bombers ‘attack power plant in Iraq’

Islamic State (IS) militants reportedly attacked a power station in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk today. Reports claim at least 13 workers were killed when the suicide bombers stormed the facility and blew themselves up. It is believed to be aimed at diverting security forces from a massive offensive against IS-held city of Mosul. The […]

Siemens and Iraq ink energy deal

Siemens is to help Iraq modernise its energy infrastructure and the oil and gas sector. It has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Federal Government of the Republic of Iraq to strengthen collaboration with the Ministry of Energy and the Ministry of Oil & Gas. The technology giant will develop an enhanced energy concept […]