Beyond the Headlines: July 18-24

  • Iraq negotiates Syria export deal
  • U.S. funds Basra refinery project
  • Kirkuk reconciliation official killed
  • Measures against electricity thieves
Beyond the Headlines: July 18-24
U.S. Consul General Piper Campbell (right) and Director General of the South Refineries Company, Abdul Hussein Nasir Qasim review the grant agreement to rehabilitate the Basra refinery. (Source: U.S. Embassy Baghdad)

Iraq negotiates Syria export dealBAGHDAD — Iraq’s Oil Ministry has reached an initial agreement to export 10,000 barrels per day (bpd) of oil to Syria.“It is not a deal yet, but we have agreed in principle to provide Syria with 10,000 bpd of crude oil,” said Falah Alamri, director general of the ministry's State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO). “We have signed a copy of the meeting minutes, which state that we agreed in principle to supply the specified amount of crude oil....

This content is for registered users. Please login to continue.
If you are not a registered user, you may purchase a subscription or sign up for a free trial.