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Subject:  continuing improvements in oil industry Date:  10/7/2010  1:45 AM
Author:  caburke37 Number:  6 of 7

Genel Enerji: $500m Iraq Refinery Back on Agenda

Posted on 03 October 2010. Tags: Ceyhan, Genel Enerji, pipelines, Turkey

The General Manager of Turkey’s Genel Enerji, Orhan Duran, said on Thursday that plans to set up a refinery in northern Iraq, shelved due to the global financial crisis, were back on the agenda and planned total investment was $500 million.

He also told Reuters in an interview the company was continuing work on building a link from its oilfields in Iraq to the Kirkuk-Ceyhan oil pipeline between Iraq and Turkey.

The company is also reported to be considering holding a public stock offering.

(Source: Reuters, Kipp Report)
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