Energy

Oil Ministry puts Gazprom, Dana Gas in legal crosshairs

Baghdad is expanding its campaign to invalidate Kurdistan's oil contracts, filing new cases against the Russian and Emirati companies.

A Gazprom security worker walks behind a fence at a drilling platform at the Badra oil field in Wasit province on Oct. 18, 2012. (AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

July oil exports slightly down

Iraq's crude sales receded in July as seasonal demand spikes fueled domestic consumption and quality issues hurt the marketing of Basra Heavy.

April exports rise by 200k bpd

Countrywide oil sales have rebounded to their highest level in two years, although infrastructure bottlenecks threaten to limit further increases.