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30/06/2006 | Global Market Brief

Stratfor Staff

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LUXEMBOURG: Luxembourg's government, which owns 5.6 percent of steel company Arcelor's stock, dropped its opposition to Mittal Steel's hostile takeover of the firm June 28 and is seeking shares in the new steel giant. The announcement came in the wake of a $31 billion deal between Mittal and Arcelor, agreed upon June 25. In light of the announcement, Russian steel firm Severstal considered raising its bid for Arcelor. Despite the new agreement with Mittal, Severstal says its original agreement with Arcelor is legally binding, and shareholders could back the Russian deal instead. Arcelor's shareholders, who will meet June 30, can abrogate the Severstal deal if a group holding at least 50 percent of the capital rejects the offer, or tenders its shares to Mittal Steel.

IRAQ: Iraq is producing an average of 2.5 million barrels per day of oil, its highest production level since the war began in 2003, an Iraqi Oil Ministry spokesman Assem Jihad said June 28. Jihad added that 1.6 million barrels are being exported daily from the southern port of Basra, while 300,000 are being pumped from the northern city of Kirkuk to the Turkish port of Ceyhan. The other 600,000 barrels produced daily are for domestic use, he said.

IRAN: Islamic Revolutionary Guards are set to enter the oil and gas sectors in a move that would increase their stake in the Islamic republic's economy, Gen. Abdolreza Abed, head of the Guards' economic operations, told Qatar's Shargh newspaper in a story reported June 27. Abed said the Revolutionary Guards had obtained the contract to develop phases 15 and 16 of the South Pars gas field. He added that the contract was worth $2.09 billion dollars. Several weeks ago, the Guards were awarded a $1.3 billion contract to construct a 570-mile pipeline between South Pars and southeastern Iran. Both South Pars projects were awarded after the usual tendering process was abandoned.

IRAN: Iran has inaugurated the largest ethane plant in the world in the Persian Gulf port town of Assalouyeh. State television said the Pars Petrochemical complex ethane unit in the southern Pars Special Economic Energy Zone was built by domestic companies with an investment of $249 million. The new unit will produce 1.6 million tons of ethane, 980,000 tons of propane, 570,000 tons of butane and 68,000 tons of neptune mix annually. Products from the new unit will be processed into liquefied petroleum gas, earning the country more than $2 million per day.

CHINA: Foreign companies in China are trying to get in on Beijing's Qualified Domestic Institutional Investor plan, which allows companies to invest overseas, financial consultants said June 28. It appears that only a few domestic companies will be allowed to invest under the plan, at least at first.

CHINA: The Bank of China's domestic initial public offering June 27 drew $84 billion in bids.

TAIWAN: The Taiwan bourse gained slightly after the June 27 bid to recall Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian failed.

INDIA: India's Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) wants to get involved with Russian energy company Rosneft in the Sakhlain-3 project, as well as the Vankor and Timano-Pechora fields, sources told Press Trust of India on June 28. ONGC learned from ExxonMobil during the companies' joint work on Sakhlain-1, so the company could get the Sakhlain-3 project going. The Vankor oil and gas field, however, is far from any sort of energy transportation infrastructure, and India would have to invest billions in a pipeline to access it. Timano-Pechora would be a feasible project for ONGC; its reserves are relatively easy to tap and infrastructure is already in place. However, another Russian energy company, Lukoil, is already the biggest player in Timano-Pechora.

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