SCOP has also issued 12 tenders for the supply of materials for the construction of a dry gas network. The main items and services included in the procurement notices include the supply of over 200 kilometres of 48-inch-diameter longitudinal line pipe; 110 kilometres of 24-inch-diameter single-seam line pipe; design and supply of valve stations for dry gas pipeline; power transformers; and a cathodic protection system. All bids are due by 7 August.

Bids are due on 15 September for the supply of a supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system to serve the East Baghdad oil field. SCOP is in the process of tendering for a major refurbishment of the field’s infrastructure. The field, which first came into production in 1989, is estimated to have up to 16,000 million barrels of oil in place.