If Turkey allows Kurdistan to export oil without Baghdad's permission, it would likely break a treaty with Iraq, adding a huge layer of legal risk to KRG oil sales.
The head of one of the most strategically valuable investors in Iraqi Kurdistan's oil sector talks production plans and pipeline tie-ins.
The U.S. government’s top energy diplomat discusses American efforts to help Iraq rise to the top of the global oil industry.
After months of infrastructure work, Iraq’s exports jumped by 551,000 bpd in February, with production set to rise even higher.
Key oil revenue disputes are too much to overcome now that campaigning for April 30 national elections has begun.
As militants seize control of a dam in Fallujah, the government is planning for April 30 elections in which worsening security problems will not allow many Anbar residents to vote.
A bilateral gas pipeline deal between Basra province and Iran could circumvent Baghdad's energy sector authority and conflict with UN sanctions.
The West Qurna 1 field now has PetroChina and Pertamina partners, though ExxonMobil retains operator role.