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Oil & Gas

Total enters Kurdistan

Total has reached a farm-in agreement with Marathon Oil to acquire interest in two of its blocks in the Kurdistan Region of northern Iraq. The French group was immediately blacked by the central Iraqi government for having done so, thus joining Exxon and Chevron on the banned list. This is because Baghdad claims such deals are illegal, while the Kurds insist that they are legal.

Oil & Gas

UK steel pipe to US

The Hartlepool unit of Tata Steel has been awarded an eight-figure US dollar contract to supply pipe for Enterprise Products Partners new oil export pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico's Keathley Canyon area.