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2014-08-08 12:22:13

Precautionary measures taken at select locations in the Hawler License Area CALGARY, Aug. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Group") today announces an update for its operations in the Hawler license area of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq ("Kurdistan Region"). The Group has implemented a number of precautionary measures to protect its employees and operations given recent security developments in northern Iraq. In the western portion of the...

2014-08-06 08:22:58

An active quarter highlighted by first production and sales CALGARY, Aug. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Group") today announces its financial and operational results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. Highlights: -- Production commenced in June 2014 with gross (100%) production averaging 3,200 bbl/d (working interest production of 2,100 bbl/d) for the twelve days of production in Q2 2014 -- Operations continue...

2014-08-04 12:23:18

HONG KONG, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anton Oilfield Services Group ("Anton" or the "Group", HKEx stock code: 3337), the leading independent oilfield services provider in China, is pleased to announce that the Group is today awarded the contract for a drilling project in southern Iraq, providing services with two rigs on a day-rate basis with the mobilization cost covered by the client. The contract, with a value of about US$50 million, is effective for a period of three years and...

2014-07-18 12:21:25

The U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress (FMC) will hold its annual charity golf tournament "The Members," to raise funds for Disabled Sports USA's Warfighter Sports program and Tee It Up for the Troops. WASHINGTON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Golf helped Bronze Star recipient and Army Staff Sergeant Charles Eggleston (Ret.) literally get back on his feet. Initially reported as killed in action after suffering devastating injuries following multiple IED blasts...

2014-07-10 04:20:42

HONG KONG, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anton Oilfield Services Group ("Antonoil" or the "Group", HKEx stock code: 3337), the leading independent oilfield services provider in China, is pleased to announce that a new Production Operation Service contract of the Group in Iraq has entered stable operations since billing started in this month. This project involves daily maintenance and management by Antonoil for a newly built Central Processing Facility (CPF) in an oilfield in southern...

US Experts On Iraq Being Targeted By Chinese Hackers
2014-07-08 13:11:28

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Chinese hackers, believed to be associated with the Chinese government in Beijing, have reportedly changed their targets and have begun to breach computers belonging to experts in Iraq. These hackers, who were identified earlier this year by CrowdStrike as "Deep Panda" and its sister unit "Putter Panda" and working for the People's Liberation Army 3rd Department 12th Bureau Unit 61486, had been targeting US experts on Asian geopolitical...

2014-07-07 04:20:26

Production and sales increasing and successful test of targeted Cretaceous reservoir at DD-6 CALGARY, July 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Corporation") today announces a production and drilling update for the Demir Dagh field in the Hawler license area in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, including test results for the Demir Dagh-6 appraisal well ("DD-6"). Oryx Petroleum is the operator and has a 65% participating and working interest in...

2014-06-26 08:28:46

Grant will assist Invictus Foundation(TM) in raising awareness of behavioral health services provided to military members, veterans and their families. SEATTLE, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Invictus Foundation(TM), a national nonprofit organization providing individual and family behavioral health counseling services with licensed behavioral health practitioners to military members, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan and their families, announces a grant from BNSF Railway to expand...

2014-06-24 12:23:40

PARIS, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the international community unites to urge the removal of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki from power in Iraq, the Iranian regime is doing all it can to ensure their puppet stays in office, Euro MP Struan Stevenson has said. Even the US government had acknowledged that Maliki is the main cause of the current crisis in Iraq and must be replaced, he insisted. In a press release on Iran's meddling in the Iraqi crisis, Stevenson,...

2014-06-24 08:21:45

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. is sending elite, 12-man teams of Special Forces to Iraq as advisors in the current crisis, and now you can see how these secretive "A-Teams" have operated, in the same places they're returning to. Alex Quade is the only TV war reporter and documentary filmmaker to have embedded long-term with these Green Beret A-Teams, in the same areas where ISIL, an al-Qaida offshoot, has taken control in Iraq. For context to what's...


Latest Iraq Reference Libraries

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2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

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2007-10-23 17:27:13

The Caucasian Squirrel or Persian Squirrel (Sciurus anomalus), is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found throughout Armenia,Azerbaijan, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Turkey. It is naturally found to thrive in temperate forests.

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2009-03-06 14:58:59

The White-tailed Lapwing or White-tailed Plover (Vanellus leucurus) is a species of wading bird found in Iraq, Iran and southern Russia. Birds from Iraq and Iran are mostly resident, but Russian birds are migratory and winter in south Asia, the Middle East and northeast Africa. It thrives in inland marshes. This medium-sized lapwing has long legs and a fairly long bill. The adult is slim and erect. It has a brown back and foreneck, paler face and gray breast. It has long yellow legs, a...

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