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3 injured as rocket hits US oil firm in Iraq’s Basra

3 injured as rocket hits US oil firm in Iraq’s Basra

Waar Media - 2019-06-19 15:44
WAAR_DUHOK Three people were injured on Wednesday in a rocket attack on the headquarters of giant U.S. oil company ExxonMobil in Iraq’s southern province of Basra, according to the Iraqi Defense Ministry. In a statement, the ministry said a Katyusha rock ...
3 injured as rocket hits US oil firm in Iraq’s Basra - Waar Media

Three Killed as Blast Hits Crowded Street in Syrian City

BAS News - 2019-07-04 01:22
ERBIL — An explosion rocked Syria’s southwestern province of Sweida overnight Wednesday, killing at least three people, a local official confirmed. The bombing was carried out via a motorcycle rigged with explosives, said Amer al-Eshi, the governor of Sw ...

Iraq Increased Oil Exports in May: Ministry

BAS News - 2019-06-25 20:03
ERBIL - Iraq was able to increase its oil exports in May, the Ministry of Oil said in a statement on Tuesday, explaining that it exported over 110 million barrels of crude oil last month. "Iraq’s total exports of crude oil in May reached about 110,737,29 ...

Kurdistan President, US Diplomats Discuss Politics in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-06-25 00:28
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani received on Monday the US Ambassador to Iraq Matt Tueller for talks on the latest political developments in Iraq. During the meeting, where the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq and Iran Andrew Peek w ...

Iraqi parliament votes in defense, interior, justice ministers: lawmakers

E-Kurd - 2019-06-24 21:12
BAGHDAD,— The education portfolio is the only one yet to be filled in Iraq’s government after lawmakers on Monday voted in Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi’s nominees as defense, interior and justice ministers. Najah al-Shammari, Yaseen al-Yasiri and Faru ...

Number of US oil rigs rises by 1 to 789

Waar Media - 2019-06-22 14:20
WAAR_DUHOK The number of oil rigs in the U.S. increased by 1 this week, from the previous week, according to data released by oilfield services company Baker Hughes on Friday. The oil rig count in the U.S. reached 789 for the week ending June 21, from 78 ...

Iraq takes security measures over attack on US oil firm

Waar Media - 2019-06-20 17:05
WAAR_DUHOK Iraq’s Oil Ministry has said that it took measures to tighten security in oil facilities after a rocket attack on the headquarters of U.S. oil giant ExxonMobil in Iraq’s southern province of Basra. Condemning the attack and its perpetrators, t ...

Rocket targets foreign oil workers in Iraq

Rûdaw - 2019-06-19 09:44
Three rocket attacks hit targets in Basra, Mosul, and Taji Base in the past two days. ...

US-led Coalition Confirms Rocket Attack on Iraq’s Camp Taji

BAS News - 2019-06-18 11:01
ERBIL — The US-led Coalition has confirmed that rockets were fired at Camp Taji in Iraq where US military personnel are stationed together with Iraqis. Late on Monday, reports said that at least three rockets had been fired at the camp, two of which hit ...

Another Rocket Attack on Military Base Hosting US Forces in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-06-18 10:06
ERBIL — At least three rockets hit a military base north of Iraqi capital city on Monday where US forces are stationed, country’s military confirmed. According to a source, two of the rockets had landed in the Iraqi section of Taji Base while another one ...

US Blames Iran for Attacks on Oil Tankers in Oman Gulf

BAS News - 2019-06-13 21:37
ERBIL - The United States has blamed Iran for attacks on the oil tankers in the Oman Gulf, which is a significant route for the world's oil trade. The comments were made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday where he also pointed out that the int ...

Iraq faces potential energy crisis as end to Iran sanctions waiver looms

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-12 18:37
An oil refinery in Iraq. (Photo: Archive) ...

US oil output at record level

Waar Media - 2019-06-06 20:19
WAAR_DUHOK Crude oil inventories increased in the U.S. last week, according to data released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Wednesday. Commercial crude oil stocks rose 6.8 million barrels, or 1.4 percent, to 483.3 million barrels for t ...

Iraq says ExxonMobil to resume operations in Basra

Waar Media - 2019-06-02 16:17
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. oil company ExxonMobil will resume operations in Iraq’s southern Basra province on Sunday, the government-owned Basra Oil Company announced Saturday. The move comes less than a month after the energy giant evacuated around 30 employees fr ...

Number of US oil rigs rises by 3 to 800

Waar Media - 2019-06-01 17:40
WAAR_DUHOK The number of oil rigs in the U.S. increased to 800 in the week ending May 31, up by 3 over the previous week, according to data released by oilfield services company Baker Hughes on Friday. The rise in weekly oil rig count, together with U.S. ...

Haider al-Abadi congratulates Barzani on the occasion of his election as President of the Kurdistan Region

Waar Media - 2019-05-29 14:53
WAAR_DUHOK Congratulated the former Iraqi Prime Minister and leader of the Al- Nasir coalition, Haider al-Abadi Nechirvan Barzani on the occasion of his election as President of the Kurdistan Region, and wished continued cooperation in all fields. Telegr ...

Number of US oil rigs falls by 5 to 797

Waar Media - 2019-05-25 13:07
WAAR_DUHOK The number of oil rigs in the U.S. decreased by 5 this week, from the previous week, according to data released by oilfield services company Baker Hughes on Friday. The oil rig count in the U.S. reached 797 for the week ending May 24, from 802 ...

Iranian-Backed Militias Behind Rocket Attack on Baghdad’s Green Zone: US

BAS News - 2019-05-25 12:06
ERBIL — Washington has accused Iranian-backed militias forces in Iraq for carrying out the Katyusha rocket attack on Baghdad’s Green Zone last week. The accusation was made by US Vice Admiral Michael Gilday, the director of the Joint Staff, on Friday. Th ...

Oil giants’ total net income, revenue decline in 1Q19

Waar Media - 2019-05-22 16:19
WAAR_DUHOK The world’s top 12 publicly-traded oil producing companies saw their total net income and revenue decline in the first quarter of 2019, according to data compiled by Anadolu Agency on these firms’ financial results. American ExxonMobil, Chevro ...