Crude from the Sonangol-operated field south of Mosul is being trucked to market via the Khor al-Zubair port in Basra.
Iraq's state oil companies are now told to delay pivot of authority from oil ministry to new national oil company.
New gas production could help Iraq improve electricity service while weaning itself from Iranian energy imports.
One of Kurdistan's new political parties is challenging the ruling KDP in its traditional stronghold of Dohuk.
A leading member of the PUK in Kirkuk discusses his expectations for Kurdish electoral turnout in disputed territories and post-election dynamics in Baghdad.
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