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CORPORATE CARVE UP: UK COMPANIES IN IRAQ : DIRECTORY OF COMPANIES

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1. Adam Smith International

www.adamsmithinternational.com/

Consultants

£4,147,331 from DfID[1].

Involved in several Iraqi ministries, including 'reviewing PSP [private sector participation] options for the Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works.'[2]


2. AD Consultancy

PO Box 153, Sutton, Surrey SM39WF

Private security.[3]


3. Aegis Defence Services

www.aegisworld.com/

Private security

£246.52m

Three-year $430m Pentagon contract to coordinate the top military/security companies in Iraq: 'a workforce the size of a military division; and may rank as the largest corporate military ever assembled' (June 2004, extended by another year in 2005).'[4]

Turnover of Aegis has gone from £554,000 (2003), to £62m (2005); three-quarters of this from work in Iraq.[5]


4. Aggreko

www.aggreko.com/

Power

Provided Bechtel with 21MW of Emergency Diesel Generators (June 2003)[6]

Since then 'have secured further contracts across Iraq to supply power projects'.[7]


5. AKE Group

www.akegroup.com/

Private security

'Another of the major companies operating in Iraq... Formed by Andrew Kain after he left the UK’s SAS in 1991'.[8]


6. ALSTOM

www.alstom.com/

Power

Are 'carrying out wide ranging operational upgrade contracts for older gas turbine plant installed at two major power stations in southern Iraq, as the nominated contractor to two US-based prime contractors'.[9]


7. AMEC

www.amec.com/

Power/water

£500m (approx)

Subcontractor on $154m Fluor contract to restore electrical power systems (Feb 2004)[10]

Joint contract with Fluor to 'provide design-build services for construction, rehabilitation, operation, and maintenance of power generation facilities' $500m from USAID (March 11 2004)[11]

Joint contract with Fluor to 'provide design-build construction services for water resource projects in the northern and southern regions of Iraq' $500m and $600m from USAID (March 11 2004)[12]

Unknown sum from Centcom contract;[13] 'Federal spending in Iraq has helped Amec make a positive start to 2005.' (May 2005)[14]


8. ArmorGroup

www.armorgroup.com/

Private security

£11,471,284

Received unknown sum from Bechtel for 'Temporary services for unexploded ordnance' (April 2003)[15]; £1,314,000 for FCO security (July 2004)[16]; £5,300,000 from DfID (Global Conflict Prevention Pool) for Iraqi police mentoring[17] (June-Dec 2004); £4,857,284 for phase two of Iraq police project (March-August 2005)[18]. Malcolm Rifkind (formerly UK Foreign Secretary, Defence Secretary) is non-executive chairman[19].


9. Baker Wilkins

www.bakerwilkins.com/

Construction

Won an 'undisclosed contract' (April 2003)[20]. Operated in Iraq for 30 years; pulled out in 1987. Has ruled out sending personnel (2005)[21]


10. BBC World Service Trust

www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/trust/

Media

£6.7m from DfID for 'Re-establishment of radio and television broadcasting capacity in the four southern governorates.'[22]


11. Bell-Pottinger

www.bppa.co.uk/

Public relations

£3,016,000 from DfID (GCPP) 'promoting democracy' before July 2004 elections (March 2004)[23]


12. Birks Sinclair & Associates

www.birks-sinclair.com/

Consultants

£0 for 'Iraq Directorate Framework Agreements Social Development Sector'[24]; specialises in 'socio-economic development'.


13. B-Plan Information Systems

www.b-plan.com/

Software

£4.5m

£1m for computer network for Sulaimani university in North Iraq.[25] £3.5m to supply software to hospitals (December 2004).[26] Have provided technology and services to: 'Ministry of Education, Erbil; Iraqi Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works; University of Suleimani; Suleimani - Land Registry and Taxation Offices; Asia Cell; Kurdistan National Assembly.'[27] A spin-off company from Manchester Royal Infirmary. Shirko Abid, co-founder and chief exec, long-term opponent of Saddam, and associate of the PUK party.[28]


14. BP Global

www.bp.com/

Petroleum

£2.866m

$5m (estimated) 'To help conduct technical studies providing the ministry with advice, analysis and training for Rumaila field'. (Jan 2005)[29]


15. British Council

www.britishcouncil.org/

Teaching, consultants

£3,131,151 from DfID[30] for projects including 'Education Team to Support Coalition Provisional Authority'; Iraq: Political Participation Fund; Iraq: Civil Society Fund

Removed anti-war articles from its website, September 2005[31]


16. Chiltern Broadcast Management

www.chilternbroadcast.com/

Media

£1,370,000 from DfID, via GCPP, for management of Iraqi Media Network.[32]


17. Conren

www.conren.com/

Materials

£20,000 contract to supply 'specialist coatings for an American-run airbase'. (June 2004)[33]


18. Control Risks

www.crg.com/

Private security

£23.5m

Unknown proportion of $500m; subcontractor for Parsons USAID buildings contract.[34] (March 2004). £23.5m from UK government for protection squads; figure disputed by CR (March 2004)[35]

'One of the largest British PSCs [Private Security Companies] in Iraq'[36]; 2004 turnover £80m[37]. Has over 250 personnel in Iraq (June 2005)[38].


19. Costain

www.costain.com/

Construction[39]

Working for the Kurdish Regional Government on three contracts worth £15m, near Erbil (May 2005).[40]


20. Crown Agents for Overseas Government

www.crownagents.com/

Procurement, consultants

£8m

£4,642,112 from DfID[41] for projects including 'Support to Iraq Coalition Provisional Authority'; 'DfID Secondee to Iraq Coalition Provisional Authority'; 'Senior Advisor to Ministry of Electricity'. £3.35 from DfID, via GCPP, for support to Ministry of the Interior; police oversight.[42] Crown Agents is a privatised body, run by a foundation. Members include Barclays, BCCB, Securicor, Standard Chartered, Unilever, Tate&Lyle; as well as Christian Aid, Co-op and British Council. As Crown Agents Consulting (Washington)

Unknown sum for 'procurement, transport and warehouse management of goods and materials' as subcontractor for USAID contractor International Resources Group, $38m (2003)[43]


21. Cummins UK

www.cummins.com/eu/pages/en/distributors/uk/index.cfm

Power

£25.8m

$45m from sale of power stations.[44] 'To date we have supplied four power stations: 2MW for the Forum in Baghdad, 4MW for the El Rasheed Hotel (USAID), 5MW for the airport and 8MW for the US army.'


22. Datasat

www.datasat.com/

Telecomms

'Working on several projects all around data and voice communications infrastructure and services' (Nov 2003)[45]; a 'major telecoms contract' according to Mike O'Brien, Foreign Minister for Trade (Nov 2003).[46]


23. De La Rue

www.delarue.com/

Financial

Printed the new Iraqi Dinar (Nov 2003)[47]. Shares rose 9% on news of Dinar contract (2003)[48]. De La Rue 'never disclosed the size or value of the Iraq contract'. Profits 2004: £53.5m; 2003: $48.1[49]. Sir Jeremy Greenstock, former UK special representative to Iraq (2003-4) is a non-executive director.[50]


24. DfID: anonymous contractors

£1,155,068.[51]

25. Dynamic Processing Solutions

no website

Petroleum

£12m+ (approx)

Part of consortium developing Khurmala Dome oil field in North Iraq, in a $136m (£72m) deal; the first contract awarded by post-Saddam Ministry of Oil (December 2004).[52] 'It is the most substantial contract in our company's history.' (DPS engineering manager).[53] DPS have probably received $20-30m of this.


26. Eaton Electric Europe

www.eatonelectrical.com/uk/

Power

Have base in Iraq, (as Westinghouse US and MEM UK), as of June 2005. Formed consortium with Iraq company Al-Ghufran, plus Santec and Glantre.[54]


27. Enterplan Ltd

www.enterplan.co.uk/

Consultants

£4,531,591 from DfID.[55]

Projects include: Analytical Economist for the UN; Economic Management; Non Food Subsidies Policy Adviser; Advisor on the Fiscal Impacts of Transition.[56] Partners with many major companies, including KPMG, Crown Agents, Vodaphone and PriceWaterhouseCoopers.[57]


28. Erinys

www.erinysinternational.com/

Private security

£86m

$50m from US Army Corps of Engineers. $100m to protect oil fields (2003 to December 2004)[58]


29. ERIS

www.eris.org.uk/

Consultants

£61,012 from DfID for 'Public Information Adviser' (November 2004).[59]


30. European Land Solutions

www.landmine-solutions.com/

Private security

Cleared landmines for Bechtel and other USAID contractors (July 2003).[60]


31. Exploration Consultants (ECL)

www.ecqc.com/

Petroleum

Unknown sum to carry out an 'integrated reservoir study for Kirkuk oil field' for the Ministry of Oil.[61]


32. Foster Wheeler UK

www.fwc.com/

Shinfield Park, Reading, Berkshire RG2 9FW

Construction, power

$8.5m 'Provide program management office support for the oil sector' (March 2004)[62]


33. Global Risk Strategies

www.globalrisk.uk.com/

Private security

£15.48m

Has 2,000 staff in Iraq.[63] Received $27m contract to distribute new Dinar (May 2004).[64] Guarded part of Baghdad airport (May 2004).[65]


34. Halcrow

www.halcrow.com/

£6,815,441

Construction, consulting

£1,712,956 from DfID for projects including 'Set up of the Coalition Provincial Authority'.[66] $8.9m (£5,102,485) for 48 DfID reconstruction projects in South Iraq.[67] Unknown sum for Bechtel USAID subcontract.[68] Unknown proportion of CH2M Hill and Parsons' $28.5m.(March 2004)[69] Have refurbished government buildings in Nasiriyah, Amarah and Samawah (Feb 2006). Want to build Baghdad metro.[70] Team leader in Iraq (William Newcombe) got OBE (December 2004)[71]

Tony Allum, chair, is head of UK Iraq Industry Working Group, and also father of the co-owner of Olive Security.[72]


35. Hart Group

www.hartsecurity.com/

Private security

'Largest security company in Southern Iraq'.[73]


36. Hedra Consortium

www.hedra.com/

Consultants.

£ 245,540 from DfID for CPA 'Governance Teams Facilities Managers'.[74] Major firm; fee income grew by 23% in 2003[75]


37. HSBC

www.hsbc.com/

Financial

Has bought 70% of Dar es Salaam Investment Bank, (which has assets of $91.1m)[76]. HSBC share is therefore £36,881,225. HSBC profit from Middle East business rose 25% in 2004.[77]


38. HTS Development (now HTSPE)

www.htspe.com/

Consultants

Part of DfID's Iraq 'Framework Arrangements Infrastructure'.[78]


39. Inclarity Plc

www.inclarity.co.uk/

Telecomms

£10m (approx)

Subcontractor to Asia Cell, Kuwait (Jan 2004), providing mobile services.[79] 'Most of the £18 million company's revenue comes from the Iraq business.' Operated in North Iraq during 'safe haven'.(Oct 2005).[80]


40. Janusian Security Risk Management

www.janusian.com/

Private security

Has run secure trade missions to Baghdad. Part of Risk Advisory Group. Allegedly recruits 'almost directly from British military'.[81] Close ties with US think-tank the RAND corporation.[82]


41. Kroll Associates

www.krollworldwide.com/

Private security

Has provided 'security for USAID' (Nov 2003)[83]


42. Llewelyn Davies Yeang

www.llewelyn-davies-ltd.com/

Architects

Helping to prepare a master plan for rebuilding of holy city of Najaf, for the Ministry of Public Works (formerly worked on Milton Keynes). Have received an unknown proportion of the initial £1.6m development.[84]


43. Maxwell Stamp

Abbots Court, 34 Farringdon Lane, London EC1R 3AX

Consultants

£3,208,096 from DfID for 'Economic Reform (phase one)'.[85]


44. MerchantBridge

www.mbih.com

Financial, consulting

Appointed 'lead advisor' to Iraq Ministry of Industry and Minerals for their 'Lease of Industrial Factories Programme.' (Jan 2004)[86] Launched Mansour Bank (Sep 2005), capitalised at $38.5m; 90% from Iraqi investors.[87]


45. Minimal Risk

www.minimalrisk.co.uk/

Private Security

Have done security training in Iraq for DfID; also subcontracted by another security firm to carry out the 'recruitment, deployment, communications, training, risk assessments and day to day operational management' for UK government security teams'.[88]


46. Mott MacDonald

www.mottmac.com/

Power/water

£1,237,311 from DfID for emergency infrastructure, water advisor and 'Southern Iraq employment and services programme' (2003-2005).[89] Unknown fee to produce a briefing for the MoD 'identifying the key issues to the reconstruction work required in the Basra region of Iraq.'[90] Managing the £20m DfID emergency infrastructure project in Southern Iraq (March 2004)[91] In talks to take over work done by the Royal Engineers, in the event of an army pull-out.[92]


47. Mowlem

www.mowlem.com

Construction

£3m, for Basra hotel refurbishment (Nov 2003)[93]


48. Nottingham University

www.nottingham.ac.uk/

Education

£609,300 from DfID for human rights programme, Sep 2004 to Nov 2005[94]


49. Olive Security

www.olivegroup.com/

Private security

Unknown sum from Bechtel for the 'prepositioning and fact-finding phases' of USAID work (April 2003).[95] 'Existing agreement' meant contract not awarded competitively.[96] Turnover massively up (2004: £10.6m; 2003: £6.4)[97] Jonathan Allum is son of chair of Halcrow; allegedly had a role in securing the Bechtel contact.[98]


50. Oxford University

www.ox.ac.uk/

Education

Participated in archaeology consortium; total USAID budget, $4,131,274.[99]


51. PA Consulting Group

www.paconsulting.com/Home

Consultants

Part of two DfID framework agreements, covering environmental policy and infrastructure, (June 2004)[100]. Are involved with UK ID scheme.[101]

As Infrastructure and Development Services

£427,548 from DfID for 'emergency response fund', (April 2005)[102]


52. PB Power (Parsons Brinckerhoff UK and Parsons US)

www.pbworld.com/

Power

£24.88m

$43.4 contract to 'Provide program management office support for the electrical services sector' (March 10 2004).[103]


53. Petrel Resources (Anglo-Irish)

www.petrelresources.com/

Petroleum

£56.6m

Awarded $197.4m (£113.17m) contract to develop Subba and Luhais oil fields by Ministry of Oil (September 2005)[104]. Have formed a joint venture with Makman oil and gas, in which each will take 50%.[105]


54. Powertecnique

www.powertecnique.com/

Power

Unknown sum, for supplying two 3MVA diesel generators in Abu Al Kasib (June 2005)[106]. Listed as 'success story' by UKTI.[107]


55. Schneider Electric UK

www.schneider.co.uk/

Power

Has office in Iraq (June 2005).[108] Exhibited at Rebuild Iraq 2004.[109] On trial over bribery in Lesotho (2003).[110]


56. Scott Wilson

www.scottwilson.com

Engineering

Unknown share of a $160m contract from the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG), designing a new airport for Erbil, North Iraq, with Turkish company Mak-Yol. Completed 'concept' in May 2004. Phase two will involve creating a new runway and terminal, for an eventual capacity of 1.5 million passengers/35,000 tonnes of freight per year.[111]


57. Serco

www.serco.com/

Services

£7.5m

'£5m a year' for 18-month USAID airport management contract (2004).[112] Major donor to Save the Children UK, which allegedly muted criticisms of the Iraq war under pressure from its US wing (Nov 2003).[113]


58. Shell (Anglo-Dutch)

www.shell.com/

Unknown sum 'To help conduct technical studies providing the ministry [of oil] with advice, analysis and training for Kirkuk field' (Jan 2005). Working on Gas Master Plan with ministry of oil.

Are also involved with developing the Maysan field in the south.[114] Had been in Iraq from 1920s, until assets nationalised in 1973.[115].


59. Siemens

www.siemens.com/

Power

Unknown fee from USAID, for work on Daura power plant, 'one of the most important electrical projects in the country'.[116]. Pulled out in April 2004.[117] As of June 2005, working in Iraq with Iraqi and non-Iraqi staff[118]


60. Solace Enterprises

www.solaceenterprises.com/

Consultants

Unknown fee as sole UK subcontractor for US firm Research Triangle Institute to 'develop local institutions' (Nov 2003)[119]. Iraq mission included Gurbux Singh, fired former head of the Commission for Racial Equality.[120]


61. Standard Chartered

www.standardchartered.com/

Financial

Part of consortium running the Trade Bank of Iraq, created by the CPA (August 2003).[121] Pulled out all British staff in May-June 2004.[122] Iraqi holdings were nationalised in the 1950s.[123]


62. TQ Education & Training

www.tqstructures.com

Education

$10m contract from the Ministry of Electricity to train staff in 'English language, management, IT and training' (Feb 2005). Support from UKTI and British Embassies 'was invaluable'.[124]


63. UCL, Development Planning Unit

www.ucl.ac.uk/

Consultants

£221,556 from DfID for supplying two senior advisors, in the fields of public works (2003).[125]


64. United Mesopotamia for Security

www.umssecurity.com/

Private security

British/Iraqi company. Offices in Jordan and 'Northern England'.[126]


65. University of London

www.lon.ac.uk/

Consulting

£62,148 from DfID for help guiding the 'Political Participation Fund' (May 2004)[127]


66. Weir

www.weir.co.uk/

Unknown sum for a 'Small contract' doing oil assessments, as a subcontractor for KBR.[128] Have been in Iraq since May 2003.[129] Made £2.5m from oil-for food contracts under Saddam.[130]

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[37] 'HSBC eyes stake in Iraqi bank', Times, January 29, 2005

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[70] 'Rail plan back on track', This is Wiltshire, 04/02/06, www.thisiswiltshire.co.uk/display.var.683633.0.0.php

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