Chinese oil and gas giant Sinopec
has been awarded a contract to develop Iraq's Mansouriya gas field, local news outlet Mawazin News said.
The report, quoting a Ministry of Oil statement, said Sinopec won the contract to develop the gas field located in Diyala province without disclosing additional details.
In October 2020, the Al-Monitor wnews website had reported that Iraq has invited fresh bids for the gas field after terminating in 2018 an earlier contract awarded to a group led by Turkey’s state-owned Turkiye Petrolleri, Kuwait Energy and the Korea Gas Corp.
(Writing by Majda Muhsen; Editing by Anoop Menon)
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