Tagged With Kurdistan
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
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
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
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
Ties that bind in Turkey
30 May 2017
Energy and economic interdependence between Turkey and the KRG will transcend political crises
Iraq is living dangerously
30 May 2017
The defeat of IS in Mosul will uncover a range of festering political grievances
Dana Gas - 'We went in with our eyes open'
24 May 2017
Dana Gas has struggled to get paid for its work. Yet its chief executive still thinks gas in the Middle East will thrive
After Mosul
28 November 2016
Competing claims for northern Iraq will leave the post-IS settlement rife with new geopolitical risks
Kurdistan's lustre fades
8 November 2016
The haste for the region's assets has given way to a much more realistic view of its potential
Gloom falls on Kurdish oil
28 April 2016
Iraq’s autonomous northern province had bold energy plans, but mounting debts, conflict and subterranean trouble are taking their toll
Hopeful Kurdish oil battles challenges in Iraq
9 December 2015
Financial and political troubles are delaying the expansion of KRG oil production
KRG promises September payments to IOCs
28 August 2015
The Kurdistan Regional Council for Oil & Gas Affairs expects the first tranche of regular payments to be made available to IOCs in the first half of September 2015
Iraq's Kurdistan is emerging as an important oil producer
15 December 2014
Despite trouble on its borders, Iraq's Kurdistan plans to export 1 million barrels a day by next year
Iraqi Prime Minister steps down as state is fracturing
20 August 2014
Vast swathes of Iraqi territory are under Islamist insurgent control, the chasm between the Kurds and Baghdad has widened again, and the country's divisive prime minister has stepped down. Kirk Sowell explains how Iraq has reached the brink
Texas Keystone wins $1.6bn suit over Kurdish assets
12 September 2013
Excalibur Ventures claimed it was entitled to $1.6bn for a 30% share in Gulf Keystone’s oil assets due to a signed collaboration agreement
Genel comes up with the goods despite high risk region
4 June 2013
The Anglo-Turkish player has carved out a very attractive niché for itself in Iraq’s Kurdistan region. And while the risks are high, NJ Watson argues, the rewards look set to be worth it
Oil fuels Iraq and Kurdistan political tensions
13 December 2012
Baghdad’s politics are a threat to the Kurdistan Regional Government’s energy ambitions. Can the Kurds transcend Iraq’s dysfunction?
Kurdistan eyes major role in Turkish gas market
13 December 2012
The region of Kurdistan holds promising large natural gas reserves
ExxonMobil to quit West Qurna-1 services agreement
18 October 2012
US supermajor shuns south in favour of Kurdistan contracts
Total keen on Kurdistan oil and gas industry – but not yet
21 February 2012
Total said in mid-February that it would like to invest in Kurdistan’s oil and gas industry, indicating that the Iraqi government’s fourth-round licensing terms were not very attractive
Iraq’s oil law impasse as ExxonMobil moves into KRG
23 November 2011
Shahristani fumes over ExxonMobil’s KRG fait accompli: Iraqi government seems powerless to act over supermajor’s Kurdistan deal
Iraq on track to pump 3 million barrels a day
8 September 2011
Iraqi oil production could reach 3 million barrels a day (b/d) by the end of the year, but export-capacity constraints may shut in output, according to deputy oil minister Ahmed al-Shamma
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