The four-year plan

The Iraqi Oil Ministry's four-year plan, unveiled but not reproduced in February, available here only to Iraq Oil Report subscribers.
The four-year plan
DNO workers at the Tawke oil field in May 2010. The field is exporting as much as 70,000 bpd, but is curtailed by a political dispute over the legality of DNO's deal with the KRG.(BEN LANDO/Iraq Oil Report)

Earlier this year, Iraq's new oil minister, Abdul Karim al-Luaibi, described in limited detail a four-year plan to expand the country's oil sector.

While such a plan was required by Parliament, it was also a response to protests in the country. Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said that he would use the plans to measure the progress of Iraq's ministers and determine if they would continue their jobs beyond the first 100 days in office.

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