Tagged With Iraq
Mena: a region of backhanders
13 January 2020
A new book identifies corruption as a major factor holding back Middle East and North Africa (Mena) development —not least in oil-exporting states
Iran-US conflict: more to come?
9 January 2020
With the US’s killing of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani, the risk of attacks on Mena oil infrastructure is likely to increase
US lobs a grenade into a box of fireworks
3 January 2020
Washington and Tehran may consider their next moves after drone kills top Iranian general, but restraint is the likeliest casualty
KRG keeps registering growth
8 November 2019
Isolated from instability in the south, the pioneers of the north’s independent oil industry are quietly pushing ahead
US may set Timchenko precedent
26 September 2019
Washington’s desire to limit Iranian influence in Iraq may leave its Volga Group sanctions looking hollow
Kuwait and Iraq seek to defuse Iran crisis
20 June 2019
The states depend of the Strait of Hormuz for their oil exports and vital oil revenue
Another hot summer in prospect for Iraq
11 June 2019
Protests could return this summer, against a background of political fragmentation
Changing fortunes for Iraq in 2019
31 January 2019
A new federal government has a powerful engine in terms of rising crude output and export capacity, but also faces huge domestic difficulties
Middle East flashpoints on the horizon
28 January 2019
Opportunities for resolving some conflicts in 2019 look more positive than before, but the region's fundamental crises remain entrenched
Iraqi Kurdistan begins its recovery after a difficult year
3 January 2019
A resurgent energy sector and likely better relations with Baghdad make for a brighter KRI future
IOCs stay committed to south Iraq
16 November 2018
IOCs are pushing ahead with plans for output expansion—and the phasing out of flaring—despite Basra violence this summer
Iraq wrestles with water supply dilemma
13 November 2018
Iraq’s goal of increasing southern crude oil output could be stymied by a shortage of water—a critical issue for the country as a whole
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