Tagged With Iraq
Letter from the Middle East: Green shoots of recovery
27 May 2021
There are many reasons to be cheerful across the Mena oil and gas patch
Stars align for Kurdish gas exports
24 May 2021
Erbil's long-held ambitions to sell its plentiful supplies to gas-poor neighbours move closer to fruition
Iraq renews gas drive
8 May 2021
Baghdad turns again to China to develop its second largest gasfield
Iraq’s upstream shows signs of life
19 April 2021
Baghdad is once again looking towards much higher long-term capacity goals
Basrah Medium gets off to a promising start
30 March 2021
Iraq’s new crude grade has had a relatively successful first few months. But Basrah Light issuers remain unresolved
Upbeat outlook in Iraqi Kurdistan
23 February 2021
Oil and gas developers in the semi-autonomous region are looking forward to a year of rebound
Hormuz threats lose their sting
13 November 2020
As Gulf states progress bypass projects, time runs down on Iran’s sabre-rattling
Flare capture offers easy wins
12 November 2020
Reducing gas flaring can both accelerate progress to net-zero and offer a swift boost to industry credibility
Book review: Water threatens to disrupt Iraqi-Kurdish-Turkish relations
10 November 2020
Diminishing sources of clean water and rising demand could increase tension between Baghdad and Erbil, as well as Baghdad and Ankara, a new book says
Iraq faces crude marketing challenges
6 October 2020
The Mid-East Gulf producer may need to take lessons from its peers to achieve best value in a crowded market
Iraqi downstream dreams edge closer to reality
2 October 2020
Refining and petrochemicals development may finally be gathering momentum
Iraq and Iran move further apart
24 July 2020
Baghdad’s pivot away from its neighbour is increasingly extending to their shared resources
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
Fate of Iraq’s ’last-chance’ government hangs on Basra
23 November 2018
The recent summer protests in Basra were more intense than in the past and are a wake-up call for the Baghdad authorities
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
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