Tagged With Iraq
Iraq gives green light to Shell gas deal
29 July 2010
Power shortages played their part in the deal
Oil supply dips, regional growth slows
29 July 2010
Global oil supply fell by 255,000 b/d to 83.95m b/d in June, because of both lower Opec and non-Opec output, says the IEA
Eni bets on risky plays for growth
29 July 2010
Eni is banking on production growth in countries such as Iraq, Venezuela and Kazakhstan where it is suffering both political and technical problems. A 2.5% annual output increase to 2013 looks optimistic, writes NJ Watson
Iraq: Ambitious Kurds set out growth plans
1 July 2010
THE SEMI-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) says it will boost its oil production to 1m barrels a day (b/d) by 2014 and is close to resuming oil exports following an eight-month gap
Iraq: Kurds near oil-export deal, but federal approval still awaited
2 June 2010
OIL EXPORTS from Iraqi Kurdistan are in a position to restart, following an interim agreement between semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the oil ministry in Baghdad
Iraqi crude production targets extraordinarily ambitious
4 May 2010
IHS sheds doubt on Iraqi production ambitions
Shell's Iraq gas deal faces more delays
4 May 2010
A SHELL-led scheme to commercialise flared gas in southern Iraq is facing further long delays because of political and commercial problems
Oil supply rises, as Opec nations ignore output quotas
6 April 2010
Opec oil supply reached a 14-month high in February, says the IEA
China nurtures Mideast oil relations
1 December 2009
Chinese national oil companies are developing upstream and downstream relationships across the Middle East, as the country endeavours to secure steady oil supplies, writes Digby Lidstone
BP – beyond (most) problems
2 November 2009
Tony Hayward took over from John Browne as head of BP over two years ago and has made significant progress in improving the major's performance, reports NJ Watson
Iraq: fall in oil exports predicted
5 January 2009
Oil exports and production are set to fall in 2009
The rise of the consultant major
1 August 2008
In the era of resource-country power, the majors are growing increasingly acquiescent. New contractual terms from Russia to Iraq are likely to reflect that, writes Derek Brower
Bridging the Gulf
1 May 2007
Mehdi Varzi, an Iranian-born international oil consultant, tells James Gavin why cool heads and long visions will help calm choppy international political waters and keep oil markets on an even keel
Carrots and sticks
1 December 2006
Do the recent political changes in Washington and the language from London suggest a new policy on Iran is emerging? Derek Brower reports
Lowered horizons
1 July 2005
IBRAHIM Bahr al-Ulloum, the Iraq transitional government's new oil minister, took office in early May with an optimistic message about the prospects for the country's oil industry. The new motto would be to "boost production and battle corruption". James Gavin reports
Snuggling-up time
1 December 2004
Caution still pervades the public comments of senior international oil company (IOC) executives when it comes to Iraq. Given the absence of the two key conditions for IOC investment—a stable political/security situation and a transparent and fair regulatory system—expectations for speedy IOC entries are still low, writes James Gavin
1 September 2004
More oil from Opec
1 July 2004
The end of the line
1 October 2002