New prime minister gives a first look at oil policy

In a meeting with senior Oil Ministry officials, Mustafa Kadhimi communicated his administration's energy sector priorities.
New prime minister gives a first look at oil policy
Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi meets with the Ministers of Oil and Electricity on July 13, 2020. (Source: Prime Minister’s Media Office)

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Kadhimi has provided a first indication of his administration's energy policy, outlining a series of priorities for the Oil Ministry, including a focus on increasing the capture of associated gas.

Kadhimi relayed his message in a June 29 meeting at the Oil Ministry in Baghdad, according to meeting minutes that were sent throughout the ministry and its affiliated companies, which were obtained by Iraq Oil Report.

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