Iraq's top oil salesman discusses the future of Basra Heavy, the choices necessary to implement the OPEC quota deal, and making more money on Kirkuk oil sales.
Federal Iraq posted its highest-ever rate of oil exports, with increases from both south and north.
Before they were driven out of Qayarah, IS militants destroyed a refinery that powered the economy of Ninewa province. Now, it's a focal point in efforts to rebuild.
Estimates show Iraq is producing and exporting oil at near-record levels ahead of OPEC quota discussions.