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Iraqi Oil Minister visited Tatarstan´s TATNEFT

Russia had made it clear to Iraq that a number of its companies were ready to move on at least $20 billion of oil & gas projects in Iraq in the near term, incl. Zarubezhneft, Tatneft, and Rosneft-related oil and gas entities

Iraqi Oil Minister visited Tatarstan´s TATNEFT

Kazan, April 12 - Neftegaz.RU. Ihsan Abdeljabbar Ismael, Minister of Oil of Iraq, paid a working visit to TATNEFT heading the representatives’ delegation of the Ministry.
The information about promising areas of cooperation with Tatarstan was presented to the Iraqi side at the presence of Albert Karimov, Tatarstan´s Minister of Industry & Trade. TATNEFT, Rimera and Elaz companies presented their competences.

Nail Maganov, Gen. Director of TATNEFT, said:
  • Our company has had a long-standing partnership with the Republic of Iraq
  • Our professionals have participated in the construction of 700 wells in the West Qurna, North Rumaila and Luheis oil fields, as well as in other projects.
  • TATNEFT has unique competencies in the Upstream and Downstream, the use of digital technologies in the industry
  • We are confident that our experience and knowledge could find their application in Iraq as well, and we are ready to continue cooperation with our Iraqi partners in areas of interest to them
TATNEFT has had longstanding partnership relations with Iraq in the implementation of several projects.
During the meeting, the company presented its competencies in the area of oilfield services, including well drilling and geodetic surveys, as well as in the design and construction of oil refining and petrochemical facilities, and the supply of tyre products.

The Iraqi delegation also visited the production sites of the TANECO oil refining complex and the KAMA TYRES tyre manufacturing business.

The event participants got acquainted with the TANECO facilities, which are in operation already, as well as with the ones, which are in the process of construction.
There was a presentation of the TANECO Downstream unit offered to the participants at the central control room.

At present, the Nizhnekamsk Truck Tyre Factory is the largest enterprise for manufacturing solid steel cord design tyres both in Russia and in the CIS countries.
The output of the solid steel cord tyres ranges up to 4,300 SSC tyres per day, all production processes are automated, and the assembly is carried out by robotic complexes.
The share of the Nizhnekamsk solid steel cord tyres in the market of the total amount of domestic products accounted for 28% in 2020.

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