Monday, April 13, 2009
Gazprom Neft To Develop Iraqi Oil, Gas Deposits
13-April-2009 - Energy Business Review - JSC Gazprom Neft (Gazprom Neft) said it is looking to develop six oil and two gas deposits in Iraq, media sources reported. The tender’s results are to be publicized in the third quarter of 2009. Gazprom Neft said that several international oil and gas firms are also taking part in the tenders to develop these deposits. The declaration was made after Iraqi Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki met with Russian business heads to try and attract Russian investment in the oil-rich nation. “We are participating in a tender with partners, there are six oil and two gas fields there,” Alexander Kolomatsky, the head of the company’s Middle East projects said.