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Middle East pipeline news


Oil pipeline explodes in Iraq

An oil pipeline in the Kirkuk province of Iraq has been targeted, causing the pipeline to explode.


EastMed gas pipeline makes progress

The energy ministers of Israel, Italy, Greece and Cyprus have agreed to support the development of the EastMed pipeline project.


Exova and McDermott sign offshore testing contract

Exova has recently signed a contract with McDermott. The contract will see Exova provide its testing services to McDermott’s structural and pipeline production welding facility in the UAE.


Successful pipeline seminar held

The ‘Pipeline Life-Cycle Extension Strategies (from a German operator's point of view)’ seminar has been held, with several industry experts attending.


Iraqi pipeline bombed

Four bombs exploded near a pipeline site in northern Iraq on 25 February.


Iran and Iraq sign pipeline study MoU

Iraq and Iran have signed a memorandum of understanding to assess the potential of exporting Iraqi oil through Iranian territory.