LONDON/ERBIL - ExxonMobil has walked away from three of the six exploration blocks it operated in the Kurdistan region.
The U.S. super-major relinquished its interests in the Qara Hanjeer, Arbat East, and Betwata blocks, according to Kurdistan's Minister of Natural Resources Ashti Hawrami and Exxon spokesperson Lauren Kerr. The company retains 80 percent operating stakes in the Al Qosh, Pirmam and Bashiqa blocks.
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