Contracting Objectives

While striving to maximize Iraqi content opportunities during the development and execution phases, ExxonMobil Iraq Limited will favor suppliers and contractors that are able to effectively support the following project objectives, in order of priority:

Safety and health

Provide for the safety and health of all personnel involved in the Project and the safe operation of the completed facilities to achieve zero lost-time incidents.

Environmental and regulatory compliance

Conduct all activities and operations in full compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations and guidelines.


Ensure that quality during design, engineering, fabrication and construction is consistent with best international petroleum industry practices and applicable standards.

Maximize effectiveness and control cost

Commitment to the success of the Project by optimizing investment and operating cost while maximizing and accelerating revenue.

Business practices

Comply with generally recognized business standards, and exhibit fairness and consistency in contractor selection, bid evaluation, and contract award process.

Achieve scheduled completion

Opportunities to capture and retain schedule advantage.