Iraq Oil & Gas 2012

Jul 02, 2012, 07:19 ET from Reportlinker

NEW YORK, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Iraq Oil & Gas 2012

The definitive guide to the oil and gas projects market in Iraq and the Kurdistan region. In addition to roviding you with a comprehensive overview of Iraq's oil and gas sector, this report offers you insight into key areas of spending, major project plans and opportunities, government policy, macroeconomic and political data and much more.

Through this report you will be able to: understand specifi c opportunities in Iraq's oil sector, quantify the upstream, midstream and downstream markets, enter and win work in Iraq and understand the challenges facing the sector

Table of Contents 1 Introduction

1.2 Geography and demographics1.3 Recent history1.4 Economy1.5 Government structure1.5.1 Federal government1.5.2 Government of the Kurdistan Region1.6 Key challenges for Iraq1.6.1 The challenge of regionalism in Iraq1.6.2 Relations with Iran1.6.3 Security Clamp-down on private security contractors1.6.4 Corruption

2 Overview of energy sector

2.1 Brief history of the oil sector

2.2 Oil Industry structure

2.2.1 The Kurdish exception

2.2.2 Kirkuk

2.2.3 Oil exports and and the State Oil Marketing Organisation

2.2.4 Transparency

2.3 Oil revenues

2.3.1 Iraq's dependence on oil revenues

2.3.2 Restoring control over oil revenues

2.3.3 Revenue sharing between the KRG and Baghdad

2.4 Legal Framework

2.5 The procurement process

2.5.1 The challenge for contractors

2..6 Logistical obstacles

2.7 Construction opportunities

2.7.1 Foster Wheeler and KBR

2.7.2 Petrofac

2.7.3 Saipem

2.7.4 Samsung Engineering

2.7.5 Technip

3 Upstream Oil & Gas3.1 Upstream Oil3.1.1 Oil reserves3.1.2 Oil production3.1.3 Regional comparison3.2 Upstream Gas3.3 Developing Iraq's oil and gas reserves3.3.1 Al-Ahdab3.4 Bid Round One3.4.1 Controversy over the Rumaila contract3.4.2 Progress since bidding round one3.4.3 Missan3.4.4 Rumaila3.4.5 West Qurna 13.4.6 Zubair3.5 Bid round two3.5.1 Contract terms3.5.2 Progress since bidding round two3.5.3 Badra3.5.4 Gharraf3.5.5 Halfaya3.5.6 Majnoon3.5.7 Najmah and Qayarah3.5.8 West Qurna 23.6 Bid round 33.6.1 Akkas gas field3.6.2 Mansuriyah3.6.3 Siba3.7 Bid round 43.7.1 Blocks awarded in round 43.8 Future Oil Ministry plans for upstream sector3.8.1 Future production levels3.8.2 Pressure to revise contracts3.9 Challenges around increased production3.9.1 Southern oil reservoirs3.9.2 Water injection3.10 Upstream oil in the Kurdistan Region3.10.1 Production sharing contracts3.10.2 Tawke3.10.3 Taq Taq3.10.4 Khurmala Dome3.10.5 Kurdish discoveries3.11 Upstream gas in the Kurdistan Region3.11.1 Khor Mor and Chemchemaal3.11.2 Miran West and Miran East

4 Midstream Oil & Gas

4.1 Pipeline security

4.2 Oil piplines and storage

4.2.1 Domestic pipelines and pumping stations

4.2.2 Export pipelines

4.2.3 Storage facilities

4.3 Crude oil export terminals

4.3.1 Al-Basra Oil Terminal

4.3.2 Khor al-Amaya Oil Terminal

4.3.3 Umm Qasr and Khor al-Zubair

4.4 Midstream oil projects

4.4.1 Domestic pipeline projects

4.4.2 Export pipeline projects

4.4.3 Iraq Crude Oil Export Expansion Project

4.4.4 Other expansion plans in the south

4.4.5 Syria export pipelines

4.4.6 Further pipeline export options

4.4.7 Storage facility projects

4.4.8 Pumping station projects

4.5 Midstream gas

4.5.1 Existing gas pipelines

4.5.2 Gas export pipelines to Kuwait

4.5.3 Current gas treatment facilities

4.5.4 North Gas Company

4.5.5 South Gas Company

4.6 Midstream gas projects

4.6.1 Gas processing

4.6.2 Gas pipeline projects

4.6.3 South Gas Project (Basrah Gas Company)

4.6.4 Further criticisms of the Shell deal

4.6.5 Missan gas projects

4.7 Kurdish pipelines

4.8 KRG pipeline projects

4.8.1 Kurdistan Iraq Crude Export pipeline

4.8.2 Shaikan pipeline

4.8.3 Kurdistan-Turkey pipeline

4.8.4 Nabucco gas pipeline

5 Downstream Oil & Gas5.1 Rising demand for refined products5.2 The rehabilitation challenge5.3 Antiquated design and production5.4 Irregular crude oil supplies5.5 Iraq's existing refineries5.5.1 North Refineries Company5.5.2 Midland Refinery Company5.5.3 South Refinery Company5.5.4 Nassiriya and other smaller refineries5.6 Greenfield refinery projects5.6.1 Karbala Refinery5.6.2 Kirkuk Refinery5.6.3 Missan Refinery5.6.4 Nassiriya Refinery5.6.5 Other planned refineries: Ninewa and Mosul5.7 Benefits and challenges for greenfield refinery projects5.7.1 Legal framework for refinery investors5.7.2 Financial challenges5.8 Brownfield refinery projects5.8.1 North Refinery expansion5.8.2 Daura Refinery expansion and rehabilitation5.9 Petrochemicals5.9.1 Existing faciltiies5.9.2 Petrochemicals projects5.9.3 Basra refinery and petrochemicals plant5.10 Downstream oil in the Kurdistan Region5.10.1 Erbil Refinery5.10.2 Bazian refinery5.10.3 Other refineries5.10.4 Kurdish refinery projects5.10.5 Kurdistan petrochemicals

6 Power

6.1 Overview

6.2 Existing power plants

6.3 Expansion plans

6.4 Private power projects

6.5 Power imports

6.6 Power in the Kurdistan region

6.6.1 Kurdistan independent power projects


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