Beyond the Headlines: Dec. 12-18

  • Amri: OPEC quota talks to begin
  • Federalism sparks national controversy
  • Missan aims for 190k bpd in 2012
  • Erbil kidnap rescued
Beyond the Headlines: Dec. 12-18
Police in Diyala province prepare stand by as protesters take to the streets to decry attempts by provincial officials to assert autonomy from Iraq's central government. (ADAM AL-ATBI/Iraq Oil Report)

Amri: OPEC quota talks to begin

BAGHDAD – Iraq will begin discussions with OPEC members on re-entering the quota system in 2014 when oil production reaches 4.5 million barrels per day (bpd), according to Falah al-Amri, director general of the State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO).

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