Despite ongoing violence, including a weekend pipeline bombing, the Baiji refinery's resumption of operations marks progress in Iraq's northern oil sector.
Iraq's Federal Supreme Court is struggling to appoint impartial technical experts to help parse the arguments over the legality of Kurdistan's independent oil sector.
As rioters burned government and political party offices, protesters threatened action against oil facilities.
As protests re-gain momentum at key oil sites in Basra, Mayahi details the network of government forces providing security and the challenges they face.
Despite operating under a caretaker Cabinet, the Oil Ministry's contracting chief is trying to sustain momentum on the 5th bidding round and other major projects.
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