Energy

July crude output rises by 100,000 bpd

Production increased sharply at key southern fields but infrastructure bottlenecks still limit Iraq's ability to take advantage of rising OPEC quotas.

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.