Iraq Energy City
Iraq Energy City is owned and operated by Petronor Group. Iraq Energy City (IEC) is leading the way in providing a unique community model with the highest standards of residential and commercial facilities in southern Iraq. Services emphasize reliability, quality, safe and cost effective operations, with recreational facilities that truly set IEC apart from the rest. Our clients are local and international oil and gas companies, oilfield service providers and their contractors in Iraq.
Strategically located at the heart of Zubair oilfield, outside the concession areas, IEC adjoins the South Oil Company (SOC) technical and operational base at Bergessia and offers multiple access routes to southern oilfields. IEC provides direct access to all main highways, Kuwait Border and Um Qasr Port. It is a short 20-minute drive to Basra Airport, 25min to Rumaila, 35min to West Qurna 1, 90min to Nasiriyah and 100min to Majoon.
IEC offers separate residential and commercial areas. Working areas include offices, warehouses, workshops, storage yards and other services supporting integrated expatriate and Iraqi workforces. Living areas include single and double VIP accommodation units, combined office and living spaces, and all the amenities a community needs to lead a happy, healthy life with a proper work life balance.
Built to European standards, we offer single and double rooms, as well as our unique ‘Lofts’, which combine a small office space with living quarters. Room includes social internet, 40-channel premium satellite TV, three meals per day, packed meals upon request, daily room cleaning, daily personal laundry, and access to the recreational facilities.
Within Iraq Energy City you can rent “ready to move in” office space or opt for custom-designed offices. Petronor also offers a design service to help clients with the design process, and the finished premises can be rented shell-and-core, or fully fitted and furnished.
Pre-engineered steel buildings are available to client specifications for workshop/warehouse configurations. Buildings on site range from 300sqm to about 1,000sqm, and designs have been completed for facilities of more than 10,000sqm. Construction can be from simple single skin structures to advanced insulated facilities constructed with steel frames and completed with variety of materials including sandwich-panels, block, glass or advanced cladding systems.
Yard and Storage Areas
Storage and lay-down yards from up to 100,000sqm are available, and are rented with an associated warehouse or an office building. Yards are ready for use, and may be fenced and gated, fitted with lighting and may also be paved or concreted. Options to expand later allow companies to use only required space immediately. Roving Quick Reaction Force security patrols are included in the rent.
Talk to us about your organization’s needs accommodation and commercial space and we’ll work with you to find the perfect solution.
Iraq Energy City (IEC) is the premier oilfield supply and operating base for Southern Iraq. IEC is owned and operated by Petronor Group, a company that holds a wealth of experience in the provision of service support in Iraq. The IEC approach is one that is in-touch, forward thinking and proactive in its aims to meet the changing needs of oil and gas communities in Southern Iraq. Planning for tomorrow, today, Iraq Energy City is leading the way in providing a higher standard of residential and commercial facilities and services in the Southern Oilfields. A greater focus on community, added conveniences and the need for recreation has set Iraq Energy City apart from the rest. A City, which offers its residents the chance to be part of an emerging city in the heart of Basra.
IT Network & Telecommunications
You cannot run an effective business without reliable connectivity. Rest assured that Iraq Energy City utilizes a sophisticated IT network of its kind in Iraq, offering both satellite and terrestrial connectivity; resulting in fast, continuous and uninterrupted internet. Iraq Energy City Internet access is via fiber Internet with triple redundancy in addition to VSAT backup. For offices and accommodation, Internet access can be adjusted to meet any client requirements including VPN access, firewall provisioning, VOIP phone systems, and server hosting. Further information regarding Iraq Energy City’s Internet and Communications Services, and how we can meet the communication needs of your commercial operations are available upon request.
Uninterrupted, clean power is a crucial part of being able to operate in the harsh environment of Iraq, with soaring temperatures in the summer and cold winter days. Iraq Energy City has heavily invested in power generation and distribution to meet the needs of all tenants. Virtually noise-free power is supplied through an advanced 6MW power generation plant managed and operated by Aggreko to ensure a continuous and uninterrupted power supply. Power generated at Iraq Energy City is clean, producing fewer emissions thanks to clean burning plants and advanced load management.
Security is a mission critical component of IEC. Tenants and residents can relax in the knowledge that they live and work in a guarded, gated community. The infrastructure and the supporting processes are constantly reviewed and improved where necessary to enhance the safety and comfort of the community. Security is strict, but fair. As long as security protocols are followed, local employees and visitors have easy access to make sure your business thrives. Security for Iraq Energy City is provided by G4S who provides both expatriate and Iraqi security staff on a 24×7 basis. CCTV is used throughout the facility in strategic locations and monitored via a control room. The main entry, guardhouse and perimeter are manned at all times. In addition, AMK9 provides canine support at the gate as well as vehicle and personnel inspections upon entry into Iraq Energy City. Vehicle parking inside and outside Iraq Energy City is highly controlled.
Iraq Energy City is proud to be affiliated with the Regional Primary Medical Centre of Southern Iraq’s leading expatriate medical provider, International SOS, giving tenants assurance that medical care at IEC is comparable in quality to that of their home countries. The Regional Medical Centre features an expatriate medical team in one of the most advanced Emergency Room and Intensive Care Units (ICU) in Southern Iraq, together with onsite x-ray capabilities, sonogram facilities, pharmacy and ambulances, both soft skin and armoured. Should a medical evacuation be deemed necessary, the Regional Medical Centre is a mere 20-minute drive from Basra International Airport. For more information on International SOS please visit https://www.internationalsos.com
Our residents enjoy fresh, premium produce and a wide range of unique culinary offerings. Iraq Energy City serves some of the best food in southern Iraq, with diverse international menus offering Western, Indian, Asian, Vegetarian and Iraqi cuisine. Special dietary meals are also available on request, as are packed-lunches for those on the go. Every food item on the menu must meet the food service provider’s set of internal quality requirements as well as EU and US food handling standards. A Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) program is also in place, and independent third-party inspection companies are employed to verify the safety and quality of the food and water on a regular basis. Iraq Energy City’s food service provider is available upon request should a firm’s Health, Safety and Environment Director require further information.
After a hard day’s work, recreation and relaxation are vital for a good work-life balance and for strengthening morale. To help foster a community spirit and create a positive living and working environment, Iraq Energy City has a customised 1,500sqm Sports and Recreation Centre. Current Facilities:
Equipped with comprehensive facilities featuring an indoor football field, spinning bicycles studio, treadmills, rowing machines, dedicated aerobics studio and weight training area, residents have every opportunity to stay fit and healthy. The more serious fitness enthusiasts take full advantage of onsite personal trainers and fitness program consultations as well as arguably the largest cross fit gym in Southern Iraq with the latest modern training equipment.
In addition, residents have access to a gourmet coffee shop serving delicious smoothies, hot and cold drinks along with light snacks. Our tenants can unwind in the recreation center with billiard and foosball tables, table tennis, air hockey and large screen TVs and projectors for showing movies and sporting events. A new outdoor bar area is underway and coming up soon. Watch the space!
At present, in excess of 20 companies call IEC home. Our clients vary in nature from some of the world’s leading Oil and Gas Companies to major contractors and subcontractors, as well as security companies.
Our objective is to provide a safe and enjoyable living and working environment within a gated-community. The information provided in the Online Tenant Portal is aimed to provide you with a better understanding of Iraq Energy City (IEC) and to facilitate your company’s operations and your own living and working experience. There is a great deal of information contained within this on-line manual; take the time to familiarize yourself with this information and it will become a valuable resource for you and your company. The IEC Management Office, run by Petronor, is available to help in any way possible. Your first call for any problem or question can always be directed to the IEC Management Office, and we will assist you from there.
Address: Iraq Energy City, Az Zubayr, Basrah, Iraq
Phone Number: (Iraq) +964 780 929 27 54
Phone Number: (Dubai) +971 50 558 2001