Tagged With Iraq
Taking a chance in Kurdish Iraq
16 November 2017
The KRG referendum result and subsequent Iraqi army offensive against the Kurds underline how risky it is for companies involved in the export and sale of Kurdish crude
Iraq—the end of the beginning
16 November 2017
Iraq's army has retaken Kurdish-controlled areas around Kirkuk in the north, while neighbouring states are considering their long-term response to the independence referendum
Iraq's crazy goings on
14 November 2017
Shell's dissatisfaction with its Iraq operations exposes flaws in the country's contract model for IOCs
KRG: Cold-shouldered
24 October 2017
As Iraq consolidates its control of recaptured land and resources in and around Kirkuk, the KRG is looking increasingly isolated
Iraq: In for the long haul
19 October 2017
The recapture of Kirkuk was swift, but the Baghdad-Erbil crisis is far from over
Middle East NOCs under pressure
21 September 2017
Moves to privatise state energy firms in the Middle East have begun, but progress will be slow and patchy
Fuel for the fire in Iraq
7 September 2017
The Iraqi Kurds' quest for independence, to be tested in a forthcoming referendum, will force politicians to face up to the issue of disputed oilfields
Gulf members try to shore up Opec's credibility
26 July 2017
But a pathway out of the cuts is still not clear
Iraq starts to get grip on security
12 July 2017
Career diplomat Sir Jeremy Greenstock, now chairman of London-based Gatehouse Advisory Partners and of Lambert Energy Advisory, is optimistic about Iraq's future
Iraq: more clouds ahead
30 June 2017
The future of contested oilfields is one issue bound up with Iraqi Kurds' independence hopes
Iraq is living dangerously
30 May 2017
The defeat of IS in Mosul will uncover a range of festering political grievances
Middle East tricky energy triangle
30 May 2017
Baghdad's and Erbil's oil-output plans are entwined with political differences and Ankara's strategy to diversify energy sources
Iraq: Time to quit smoking
17 May 2017
The elimination of pollution from gas flaring in southern Iraq is becoming an election issue
Opec to extend, tight oil to grow
9 May 2017
The group is expected to extend its cuts deal. But global supply could still surge
Oil and gas in the new world order
22 March 2017
Geopolitical risks are changing and rising. The energy sector will be in the crosshairs
Iraq - crude data
21 February 2017
Opec-member Iraq is cutting output, but the statistics are still confusing
Keeping the lid on Iraq
14 February 2017
Reviving the Kuwait sovereignty issue would be disastrous for Iraq
Baghdad blurs the picture
23 January 2017
Iraq wants the deal to work. But that may not translate into an actual drop in supply
What happens when Mosul falls?
7 December 2016
The battle for the city is the prelude to wider struggles for political influence in the region and control of northern Iraqi oil production
The usual suspects
7 December 2016
Familiar geopolitical risks will linger into the coming year, but won’t much affect a well-supplied oil market till the end of 2017
Tumult/Reform in the Middle East
1 December 2016
Weak oil prices hung over the region in 2016, a year of more war but also some efforts at renewal
After Mosul
28 November 2016
Competing claims for northern Iraq will leave the post-IS settlement rife with new geopolitical risks
Iraq - over the worst
28 November 2016
Iraqi oil output has continued to rise despite turmoil in the north. Further growth will be more difficult
Fragility in Iraqi oil
4 November 2016
Iraq is heading towards 2017 overwhelmed by security, political and economic uncertainties, any of which could negatively affect the oil sector
Iraq cobbles together an oil deal
12 October 2016
Erbil and Baghdad have struck an agreement on exports through Turkey, though many of the old problems could still ruin it
Iraq’s oil in the maelstrom
6 September 2016
Against the background of fiscal constraint imposed by low global oil prices, Iraq's oil and gas industry has become a victim of IS violence and a dispute among politicians in Baghdad that is paralysing the federal government