The chairman of the Kirkuk Provincial Council's energy committee discusses the backstory and opposition to the BP deal, and a potential agreement with CNPC.
The leader of Iraq's efforts to capture and process natural gas in Basra, Ali Khudhier discusses the interlocking projects required to eliminate flaring.
A chief adviser to PM Maliki speaks about the civil war in Syria and worsening relations with Turkey, and blames the Iraqi Speaker of Parliament for domestic political gridlock.
The leader of Iraq's push for oil sector transparency discusses Iraq's latest EITI report, as well as the challenges of integrating Kurdistan into the process.
The former national security adviser to President Obama calls for a U.S. policy shift that would embrace Iraqi Kurdistan's oil deals.
Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister for Energy discusses KRG exports, ExxonMobil's looming deadline, and a new production target to reach by 2017.
The head of one of the first companies to sign with the KRG discusses the path to commerciality.
As Kurdish and federal security forces square off in the disputed areas of Salahaddin province, the Peshmerga Ministry's general secretary paints a dire picture.
The veteran American investigator talks about the large-scale, institutionalized corruption that continues to plague Iraq, including the recent shakeup at the Central Bank.
The Garraf field leader discusses the status of drilling and the well program to reach initial production.
A key leader in the development of the Khor Mor gas field, Majid Jafar discusses the project that has fueled Kurdistan's economic boom and become Exhibit A in the argument for reforming Iraqi gas policy.
In his first interview as interim head of the Central Bank, Iraq's lead auditor discusses the new KRG-Baghdad export agreement, as well as his priorities for the CBI.