About Baco


Burge Alweaam Company for General Contracting Ltd (BACO) is an EPC Company since 1998 serving clients in the Oil and Gas industry throughout Iraq, BACO is a 100% Iraqi local company registered and actively working in the country and it has the advantage of experience and locality that adds extra value to its expertise in cultural customs and sensitivities when it comes to assisting its clients with local issues and communal relationships.


BACO is headquartered in Basra, having comprehensive facilities (which include Management Office, Workshops, Camp & Warehouses) in North Rumaila – Basra, with an area more than 30,000 m². BACO prides itself on its new and existing pipeline facility construction, pipeline maintenance, pipeline fabrication, horizontal directional drilling, cathodic protection and blasting, coating and painting services to the Oil and Gas pipeline industry.

BACO operates throughout Iraq and has experience and resources to operate on rugged and remote terrains. We have the capability and know-how to undertake tough assignments and meet clients’ deadlines. BACO facing challenging projects under the most critical environmental and logistical conditions in remote locations in Iraq, combining advanced methods and technologies.

Currently, BACO has more than 250 employees providing all kind of services to our clients in Iraq. BACO’s staff are fully trained and experienced to work along with international companies and adhere to HSE standards in the Oil and Gas Sector. The safety and health of our employees is an essential requirement for the successful operation of BACO and this is increasingly becoming a decisive competitive factor in our industry.



Since our founding, we have built an outstanding reputation for innovative, uncompromising fabrication work. We have continued our dedication to high-quality performance in constructing Oil and Gas facilities, performing on-site installations of complex piping systems, and excelling in integrity maintenance projects. We have equipment and capabilities for safe excavation on different types of soil, as well as hydro-excavation services.

Our company’s dedicated team of professionals from Top Management, Civil & Mechanical Engineers, Project Managers, Procurement specialists, Welders, and Technicians assures the excellent quality regarding carrying out the technicalities as well as management of all our projects. BACO also offers other special project services, including pipeline sleeving and recoating, and right-of-way maintenance and clearing.

The Oil & Gas Industry is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our country’s high demand while respecting and protecting the environment in which it operates. Since 1998, BACO has grown and innovated to be a local leader in EPC Projects serving the Oil and Gas Industry in the best possible way.

Our Company did successfully achieve certifications to ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 in 2014, while in 2017 we also achieved certifications to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015. These ISO qualifications have helped our company to improve its Quality Management System and Internal Process, which both have led to a significant increase of productivity within our company.