As anti-government demonstrations alter Iraq's political landscape, the KRG has been forced to temper its ambitions to negotiate a durable financial relationship with Baghdad.
The Mosul-area field has resumed shipments as demonstrations appear to be receding – at least temporarily – from key infrastructure.
The oil minister has officially confirmed his deputies, transferred or retired key officials, and put HFO sales under SOMO's purview.
Iraq's second-largest city is rebuilding, neighborhood by neighborhood, despite an uncertain trickle of government funding and fluctuations in political leadership.
Five months into his tenure, the new governor discusses the status of Mosul reconstruction, security, and energy sector investment.
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