Russia’s Rosneft develops projects in Iraqi Kurdistan


The Bay Hassan oil refinery near Biji city, northern Iraq. Rosneft said the Russian oil company and Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government plan further strengthen and develop cooperation and consider expanding Rosneft footprint in the region.

The Kurdistan Region gas pipeline will enable exporting of substantial fuel volume to Turkey and European market, Rosneft says

Russian oil giant Rosneft said on September 18 the company has completed its due diligence on infrastructure of the export oil pipeline in Iraqi Kurdistan (KROP) and will shortly finalise the legally binding documents on oil pipeline project under the Investment Agreement signed at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum in June 2017.

The project comes as the residents of Kurdish-controlled areas inside Iraq are gearing up for a controversial referendum on September 25 to vote on their...

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