Beyond the Headlines: Feb. 13-19

  • Missan threatens Luaibi with ban
  • Zubair residents prepare protest
  • New drilling in Kirkuk and Hamrin
  • Q&A: Akkas project chairman
Beyond the Headlines: Feb. 13-19
Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Hussain al-Shahristani (center-right) meeting with Finance Minister Rafa al-Issawi and other key officials discussing problems facing foreign oil companies.

Missan threatens Luaibi with ban

AMARA -- Authorities in Missan want to ban Oil Minister Abdul Karim Luaibi from entering the province, in an effort to assert local control of the oil sector.

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