The 2018 draft budget allocates a tiny fraction of the funding needed to rebuild from the IS war; for the rest, Iraq is seeking international donations and investment.
In an excerpt from his new book, “Iraq and the Politics of Oil,” former U.S. oil official Gary Vogler narrates the high-stakes struggles over Iraq’s largest refinery.
Angolan firm re-starts 2010 contracts to develop fields south of Mosul, following four-year absence after Islamic State group's invasion.
Iraq's state drilling company builds its credentials as it competes with international service companies for international oil company contracts in Iraq.
Iraq's largest refinery, and the industry in south Iraq generally, is making steady progress for necessary growth.
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