Technical teams are to assess the damage to the refinery itself, but securing crude import and fuel export routes are crucial to bringing it back online.
Refineries & Fuel
The KRG trying to become a self-sufficient producer of fuel – a goal made more urgent by intensifying security and political challenges.
Region makes unilateral move to control up to 200,000 bpd of oil without federal or provincial approval.
Swiss firm Satarem has signed a "binding MoU" to build and operate a $6 billion refinery in Missan province – the Oil Ministry's first success in attracting private refinery investment.