Dhi Qar and North Oil Companies see leadership changes

Iraq's oil minister is reshuffling the directors general of the state-run companies managing Kirkuk and Dhi Qar's oil operations.
Dhi Qar and North Oil Companies see leadership changes
Karim Yassir, then head of the Dhi Qar Oilfields Authority. (STAFF/Iraq Oil Report)

Iraq's Oil Ministry has initiated steps to replace the head of the Kirkuk-based North Oil Company (NOC) and has brought back the former head of the Dhi Qar Oil Company to lead the company, at least in an acting capacity, according to multiple Iraqi oil industry officials and ministerial orders shown to Iraq Oil Report.

Farid al-Jadir, who has been director general of the NOC since 2015, will be formally retired at the end of this year.

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