Oil Policy

Oil tanks at Turkey's Mediterranean port of Ceyhan, which is run by state-owned Petroleum Pipeline Corporation (BOTAS), where oil exports from the Iraqi central government and, separately, from the KRG, are sent. (UMIT BEKTAS/Reuters)

Progress on Erbil-Baghdad export deal

The KRG has authorized delivery of 150,000 bpd of oil into federal control, the first step in an interim export agreement that could spur political talks.