Iraq finalizes Mansuriya contract for next government

Sinopec has agreed to commercial terms for developing the Diyala province gas field, but Iraq's current caretaker government is not signing a binding contract.

Ali Maarij, head of the Oil Ministry's Petroleum Contracts and Licensing Directorate, speaks at a ceremony in Baghdad on Jan. 20, 2022 to celebrate the finalization of a contract for the Mansuriya gas field. (Photo credit: Oil Ministry)