Tagged With Iraq
Strategy v market dynamics
2 August 2018
Members must consider a host of complex issues as they wrestle with the problem of managing oil supply
Iraq close to a deal?
27 July 2018
The outlook for the energy sector is bright, but the post-elections political prospects remain cloudy
Iraq's energy sector needs political deal
20 June 2018
Approval of plans to expand Iraq’s oil output and export capacity awaits the formation of a new cabinet, following May’s inconclusive election results
Iraq: let the bargaining begin
22 May 2018
As Iraq settles in for the sizzling summer heat, the political temperature looks set to stay high well into autumn and possibly winter as well
Iraqi oil's 15 bloody years
15 May 2018
Gary Vogler's memoir of post-invasion Iraq gives context to the many challenges the country still faces
A new behemoth or the reform Iraq needs?
8 May 2018
Parliament has passed a law to re-create Iraq National Oil Company. It faces opposition
Iraq pushes for fresh oil expansion
4 May 2018
Despite hurdles, energy sector ambitions abound
Iraq's big rebuilding project
1 May 2018
Damage to the country has been severe. The recovery needs lots of money and willing investors
Iraq considers oil export options
6 April 2018
As plans are made to rebuild its oil pipeline to Turkey, Iraq is hoping to open export routes to Iran and Jordan
The volatile 10
21 March 2018
As the oil market regains balance, risk will affect the price. Here's where to watch
Energy risk in all shapes, all sizes
27 February 2018
Geopolitics may be bullish or bearish. But it will almost certainly bring volatility to the oil market
Jordan eyes Iraqi crude for expanded refinery
14 February 2018
The country has approved in principle a plan for a pipeline to import Iraq's oil
Middle East's elusive olive branch
5 February 2018
While diplomatic efforts to end conflicts may intensify, success will be in short supply
Iraqi Kurdistan—back to square one
5 February 2018
The independence vote heralded political and economic disaster. Existential uncertainty now faces the region's oil sector
More Iraqi oil
5 February 2018
The federal government will put all output and exports under its control, while boosting capacity
Volatile world
23 January 2018
Trump ditched Paris, Paris got Macron, Isis lost Mosul
New crisis and old
22 January 2018
Subdued oil prices and intractable wars cast a shadow over the year
Oil through the worse?
22 January 2018
Opec cut, shale grew, stocks fell, demand soared, prices rose and balance—the oil market's magic word—drew near
Iraqi Kurdistan sinking fast
11 January 2018
The future of the KRI's oil sector is uncertain, with the federal government determined to bring all the country's production and exports back under its wing
Iraqi Kurdistan's wrong turn
11 January 2018
Burdened by political and economic crises at home, the autonomous region faces difficult talks with a newly confident federal government in Baghdad
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