Chief justice says case is indefinitely delayed until the prime minister personally endorses Baghdad’s complaint against the KRG’s independent oil policy.
New agreement could link Iraq into the GCC’s "energy highway," in an effort to meet rising electricity demand and reduce dependence on Iran.
Remnants of the IS militant group have stepped up the pace and reach of operations throughout northern Iraq, including attacks near energy infrastructure.
As Iraq pursues energy independence, the country's oil chief is streamlining the bureaucracy, crafting new investment incentives, and preparing to award mega-projects.
Iraq's largest state oil company is expanding production capacity and building new infrastructure as it waits out an OPEC quota.
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The Oil Ministry has initialed a contract with Stroytransgaz – a target of U.S. sanctions on Russia – for exploration and development in Anbar province. The deal awaits final Cabinet approval.
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Whenever the media office of the Council of Ministers releases decisions of the Cabinet, Iraq Oil Report publishes a translation from the original Arabic.
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Two months into Turkey's new military offensive targeting PKK positions in Iraqi Kurdistan – and following the assassination of a Turkish diplomat in Erbil – a decades-old conflict is entering a volatile new phase.