Beyond the Headlines: Nov. 7-13

  • Baghdad begins KRG contract audits
  • Iraq hires Japanese power consultants
  • Missan readies claim on Wasit territory
  • Generator barge plugs into Basra port
Beyond the Headlines: Nov. 7-13
Officials from the Japanese firm Absco sign a consulting contract with Iraq's Electricity Ministry on Nov. 5, 2011. (Source: Electricity Ministry)

Baghdad begins KRG contract auditsERBIL -- Iraq's Ministry of Finance has begun to audit oil projects signed by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), a preliminary step towards reconciling the KRG's oil sector with that of the central government.According to multiple officials from companies operating in the region, Finance Ministry officials began their audit of DNO the week before the Eid holiday, and will begin working Monday at the Taq Taq field, which is being operated by Turkey'...

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