Three years after security problems forced them out, Iraq is courting the Angolan state firm back to the Qayarah and Najmah fields.
Iraq exported more oil in 2016 than any previous year, but now it must reduce overall production in keeping with an OPEC quota aimed at raising oil prices.
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Detailed updates from Islamic State militant-held areas of Ninewa province, gathered via Iraq Oil Report's network of reporters and contacts.
Political "chaos" and financial struggles aren't stopping the Kirkuk governor from courting BP and bolstering defenses against the IS group.
The most strategically important energy firm in Kurdistan, KAR manages the majority of the region's production and refining capacity, and its export pipeline.
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