Ismaael talks about IOC and BOC oil production growth, projects to reduce gas flaring, and the status of crucial infrastructure development.
Iraq's oil marketing chief discusses rising export capacity, OPEC dynamics, oil trading joint ventures, and the status of a nascent hedging program.
The country's top investment official discusses his efforts to follow up the Kuwait reconstruction conference and continue generating interest in Iraq.
As protests re-gain momentum at key oil sites in Basra, Mayahi details the network of government forces providing security and the challenges they face.
Despite operating under a caretaker Cabinet, the Oil Ministry's contracting chief is trying to sustain momentum on the 5th bidding round and other major projects.
The longest-serving American in Iraq's oil sector gives an insider's account of tactical victories, strategic blunders, and hidden agendas in post-2003 reconstruction.
One of Kurdistan's new political parties is challenging the ruling KDP in its traditional stronghold of Dohuk.
A leading member of the PUK in Kirkuk discusses his expectations for Kurdish electoral turnout in disputed territories and post-election dynamics in Baghdad.
A senior figure in the Badr Organization running on Hadi al-Amiri's Fatah list discusses his expectations for national elections.
The war against IS has created immense, unmet reconstruction challenges - and reshuffled the electoral landscape in Iraq's second-largest city.
A member of Ammar al-Hakim's newly formed party says they are focusing on the youth vote while attempting to end the Dawa party's hold on the premiership.
A member of the State of Law coalition says voters keen on improving the economy will help bring the former PM back to power.