One dead in Bai Hassan oil field bombing

Two IED attacks have hit northern Iraqi oil fields in the past week.
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    Political "chaos" and financial struggles aren't stopping the Kirkuk governor from courting BP and bolstering defenses against the IS group.

  • Q&A: Baz Karim, president of KAR 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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