Oil minister reshuffles Basra Oil Co. and other posts

New leadership for Iraq's largest state-run oil company, as well as the Iraqi Drilling Company and the Oil Ministry's Technical Directorate.
Khalid Hamza Abbas, deputy director general of the Basra Oil Company in his Basra office on May 4, 2020, was been given the authority to run the company on Sept. 19, 2020. (ALI AL-AQILY/Iraq Oil Report)

ERBIL/BASRA - Oil Minister Ihsan Ismaael has given a deputy director general of the Basra Oil Company (BOC) the authorities to lead the country's most important state-run oil company — part of a reshuffle of leadership in multiple state oil companies and ministry directorates.

Iraq Oil Report obtained multiple orders by Ismaael outlining the moves, dated Sept. 19, which were independently confirmed as authentic.

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