Press appearances

Sep 21, 2023

Iraq export pipeline closure wreaks havoc on Kurdish region economy

Jun 26, 2023

The Oil Tanker that ‘Inaugurated New Era’ in Iraq’s Oil Industry

Apr 14, 2023

Scatec Exits Iraq Solar Power Projects Amid Delays

Apr 6, 2023

Iraq and Kurdish region face final hurdles to energy co-operation

Mar 13, 2023

Bafel in Baghdad: Finding the contours of the PUK’s strategy in federal Iraq

Mar 1, 2023

Iraq: the fallout

Feb 3, 2023

TotalEnergies staff reportedly return to Iraq as dispute on energy projects is resolved

Feb 2, 2023

ISHM: January 26 – February 2, 2023

Feb 2, 2023

Iraq confirms ‘problems’ with Total’s $27bn energy deal

Feb 2, 2023

Iraqi oil ministry keen to reach agreement with France’s TotalEnergies

Feb 2, 2023

TotalEnergies, Iraq see further delays to $27 bln energy deal

Jan 27, 2023

Nadhim Zahawi oiled the wheels and was handsomely paid

Jul 7, 2022

Oil minister says Iraq to act to annul Kurdish oil deals

Jun 27, 2022

Iran proxies increase attacks on Kurdish region, Turkish base – analysis

Jun 9, 2022

Iraq Security and Humanitarian Monitor: June 2 – 9, 2022

Jun 5, 2022

Iraqi Kurds say Baghdad has no right to control oil industry

May 25, 2022

Selling Iraqi oil fields

May 18, 2022

Internal Squabbles, Legal Challenges, and Muddled Policy Impede Kurdish Gas Exports

Apr 14, 2022

Iraq Security and Humanitarian Monitor: April 7 -14, 2022

Mar 29, 2022

US Extends Waiver On Iran Energy Supply For Iraq

Mar 29, 2022

US grants Iraq 120-day waiver to import energy from Iran

Feb 25, 2022

West Qurna 2 maintenance, Dhi Qar unrest shuts in 480,000 b/d of Iraqi oil production

Feb 25, 2022

Repairs and protests halt a tenth of Iraqi oil output

Feb 25, 2022

Iraq halts West Qurna 2 oilfield for maintenance – oil official

Feb 18, 2022

Iraq federal court says Kurdish gas law unconstitutional

Feb 17, 2022

ISHM: February 10 – 17, 2022

Feb 16, 2022

Key ruling fuels tensions between Baghdad, Kurdish govts

Feb 10, 2022

ISHM: February 3 – 10, 2022

Nov 21, 2021

Students in Iraq’s Kurdish region protest for fourth straight day

Nov 1, 2021

The massive challenge of climate action in oil-dependent Iraq

Sep 23, 2021

ISHM: September 16 – September 23, 2021

May 10, 2021

Iraq’s F-16s Grounded After U.S. Contractor Pulls Maintenance Crews

May 10, 2021

The End Of Iraq’s F-16 Fleet Is A Real Possibility As Lockheed Contractors Prepare To Leave

Feb 23, 2021

Iraq Decides Against Oil-Supply Deal With China’s Zhenhua

Jan 7, 2021

The Iraqi Air Force’s F-16 Fleet Is On The Brink Of Collapse Despite Showy Flybys

Dec 10, 2020

ISHM: December 3 – December 10, 2020

Nov 23, 2020

Cash-Strapped Iraq Seeks $2 Billion Upfront Payment for Oil

Oct 31, 2020

Two children killed in oil pipeline explosion in southern Iraq

Oct 23, 2020

Barzani’s catastrophic gamble: Now Kurdistan’s future belongs to others

Sep 6, 2020

Iraqi doctors protest unemployment as coronavirus cases surge

Aug 3, 2020

Little-known U.S. firm secures deal for Syrian oil

Aug 3, 2020

Turkey condemns US oil deal with Syrian Kurds

May 4, 2020

Iraq’s economy is collapsing under the double blow of sinking oil prices and coronavirus lockdown

Apr 29, 2020

Oil Prices, Budget Dispute in Iraq Could Undermine Anti-IS Efforts

Apr 23, 2020

Iraq: Cabinet Calls on Finance Ministry to End KRG Payments

Mar 11, 2020

Coronavirus and a price war battered oil markets. But the real victims will be far from Wall Street

Mar 9, 2020

The Great 2020 Oil Plunge Completes Iraq’s Perfect Storm

Jan 9, 2020

Trump administration works on Iraq sanctions, but analysts warn of consequences

Jan 9, 2020

Iraqi parliament approves a resolution on expelling US troops after Soleimani killing

Jan 9, 2020

Mourners in Iraq chant threats to America after Soleimani’s death

Nov 16, 2018

Iraq resumes Kirkuk oil exports after yearlong pause

Jul 13, 2018

Once Iraq’s crown jewel, Basra crumbles from neglect

Jun 17, 2018

Basra was once a jewel of a city. Now it’s a symbol of what’s wrong in Iraq

May 16, 2018

The Man Who Could Shape Iraq’s Future

May 14, 2018

A Shia Cleric’s Radical Vision for Iraq

May 1, 2018

Iraq’s oil sector ambitions in the Trump era

Feb 17, 2018

The Fuzzy Math of Funding Iraq’s Reconstruction

Nov 2, 2017

Why the Fight for Fishkhabour Is So Important for Iraqi Kurds

Oct 25, 2017

What you need to know: The Kurds in Iraq

Oct 18, 2017

Kurds lose more than oil as they cede control of Kirkuk in Iraq

Oct 16, 2017

Kurdish Peshmerga fighters reject Iraqi warning as deadline passes

Oct 16, 2017

The Battles After ISIS

Oct 6, 2017

How a Russian oil giant bankrolled the Kurdish split from Iraq

Oct 3, 2017

Jalal Talabani: ‘The Rare Politician Who Could Talk to Anybody’

Jun 30, 2017

Tanker of Kurdish oil appears off coast of Canada

Apr 4, 2017

ISIS has found a new, deadly use for human shields in Mosul

Mar 27, 2017

In Mosul a propaganda battle also rages

Jan 26, 2017

Fact Check: No evidence Isis leader killed or captured

Jan 9, 2017

How Exxon, under Rex Tillerson, won Iraqi oil fields and nearly lost Iraq

Jan 6, 2017

How a Rex Tillerson oil deal nearly sparked an Iraqi-Kurdish war

Dec 13, 2016

Gates and Rice Quick to Back Longtime Client Tillerson for State

Dec 13, 2016

Under Rex Tillerson, Exxon Mobil Forged Its Own Path Abroad

Dec 12, 2016

Tillerson boosters have Russia, Exxon business ties

Dec 7, 2016

Exxon pulls out of three exploration blocks in Kurdistan: Iraq Oil Report

Nov 27, 2016

Now comes the hard part of rebuilding Iraq’s refineries

Oct 30, 2016

Apocalypse now: Iraqis choke as oil fields lit by IS are visible from space

Oct 29, 2016

The Attack on Mosul: Three Shepherds on a Surreal Front

Oct 26, 2016

Journalism in Mosul right now is punishable by death

Oct 18, 2016

Europe should prepare for fresh wave of Isil jihadists fleeing Mosul as Iraqi army moves in, warns EU

Oct 18, 2016

Europe should prepare for fresh wave of Isil jihadists fleeing Mosul as Iraqi army moves in, warns EU

Oct 17, 2016

Between ISIS and Airstrikes

Sep 26, 2016

The Coming Crisis in Mosul

Aug 30, 2016

Iraq Pledges to Support an OPEC Freeze Deal, Shifting Its Stance

Aug 23, 2016

Iraq Seeks More Oil Production Before OPEC Talks in Algeria

Jun 18, 2016

Iraq looking at options in case Gulf oil route cut: spokesman

Jun 11, 2016

Iraqi forces took Baiji from Islamic State, but the former boom town may be doomed

May 23, 2016

Kurdistan turns to the US and others to help fund the future of its crude oil

May 11, 2016

Bombings rock Iraqi capital amidst political crisis

May 9, 2016

Mosul, US influence and the Erbil-Baghdad oil deal

May 4, 2016

Risk and Reform: The outlook for oil and gas exporting countries

Apr 27, 2016

Is ISIL facing a cash crunch?

Apr 11, 2016

Why Oil Will Hover At $36: Iraq, Libya, Nigeria & Colombia

Apr 9, 2016

90,000 people are trapped in the ISIS-held city of Fallujah — and they’re running out of food

Mar 17, 2016

Iraq halts exports through pipeline to pressure Kurds: Iraq Oil Report

Feb 25, 2016

Fin de renaissance

Feb 24, 2016

ANALYSIS: Debt crisis exposes flaws in Kurdistan’s economy

Jan 31, 2016

The wanton dismantling of an Iraqi refinery

Jan 10, 2016

Isis and the war for oil

Jan 2, 2016

ISIS in 2016: smaller, darker, colder — and more desperate

Dec 28, 2015

Here’s the biggest sign ISIS will be weakened in 2016

Dec 28, 2015

ISIS employs thousands of foreign workers to keep its oil flowing

Dec 28, 2015

Report: Price of gas quadruples for Islamic State after airstrikes

Dec 20, 2015

Iraq’s oil numbers don’t seem to add up

Dec 2, 2015

Russia accuses Turkish president of benefiting from oil trade with Islamic State

Nov 23, 2015

Airstrikes hurt, but don’t halt, IS oil smuggling operations

Nov 20, 2015

Airstrikes hurt, but unlikely to halt, IS oil smuggling operations in Syria and Iraq

Sep 5, 2015

Is Iraq too broke to fight ISIS?

Sep 4, 2015

Is Iraq too broke to fight the Islamic State group?

Jul 15, 2015

Iran deal: Arab world’s cautious reaction reflects deep fault lines

Jun 3, 2015

Blood and Oil: Displaced Yazidi Refugees Making a Dangerous Living in Northern Iraq

May 29, 2015

An Iraqi oil refinery that was too important to destroy has just been destroyed

May 3, 2015

Source: Islamic State Attacks Iraq’s Biggest Oil Refinery With Suicide Bombers and Car Bombs

Apr 8, 2015

What happens in Kirkuk could determine the future of Iraq

Mar 25, 2015

Baghdad Dials Back Expectations For A Timeline On Mosul Offensive

Mar 13, 2015

Lower Oil Prices Hurt Iraq’s Fight Against ISIS

Mar 4, 2015

Iraq: Arbil Receives $208 Million In Budget Payment

Feb 12, 2015

It’s the oil, stupid!

Dec 23, 2014

Plunging Oil Prices Hurt Iraqi Kurds’ Bid for Independence

Dec 3, 2014

Oil Deal Provides Much-Needed Revenue In Iraq

Dec 2, 2014

Iraq, Kurds Agree On Deal Over Oil Exports, Budget

Dec 1, 2014

Targeting ISIS’ Black-Market Oil Trade

Nov 26, 2014

Isis threatens future oil supplies, warns IEA

Sep 25, 2014

As the US bombs ISIS oil in Syria, militants lay siege to Iraq’s biggest refinery

Sep 17, 2014

Here’s How ISIS Is Wrecking Iraq’s Oil Industry

Sep 16, 2014

VOA Special Report: IS Militants Draw Millions From Vast Sources

Sep 15, 2014

Islamic State fighters drawing on oil assets for funding and fuel

Sep 10, 2014

To Defeat the Islamic State, Follow the Money

Sep 9, 2014

A ship full of Kurdish oil remains trapped at sea off the coast of Texas

Sep 9, 2014

How The Islamic State Smuggles Oil To Fund Its Campaign

Aug 6, 2014

Islamic State Forces Capture Kurdish Town Near Syrian Border

Jul 29, 2014

Iraq’s black market oil fuels sectarian division

Jul 28, 2014

Iraq is already splitting into three states

Jul 24, 2014

How guns and oil net ISIS $1 million a day

Jul 17, 2014

Kurds pump oil from Kirkuk in defiance of Iraq government

Jul 15, 2014

If Iraq Is Full of Oil, Why Is It Running Out of Gas?

Jul 15, 2014

Kurds May Have Oil To Export, But Buyers Are Harder To Find

Jul 11, 2014

Iraq: Kurds Reportedly Take Over Northern Oil Fields

Jul 11, 2014

The Battle Over Iraq’s Oil, Ctd

Jul 10, 2014

ISIL has added a lucrative new business line in Iraq: oil smuggling

Jun 26, 2014

This forlorn oil tanker has been marooned off the Moroccan coast for three weeks

Jun 25, 2014

Iraq’s vicious downward spiral: Wars about oil beget more wars about oil

Jun 24, 2014

It’s Still About the Oil, Stupid!

Jun 24, 2014

In Iraq, It’s Always Been About the Oil

Jun 20, 2014

If Erbil’s so safe, why is everyone at the gas station?

Jun 20, 2014

The battle is on for one of Iraq’s major oil refineries

Jun 17, 2014

China Keeps a Close Eye on Oil Interests in Iraq

Jun 16, 2014

ISIS Militants in Iraq

Jun 12, 2014

Iraq Falls Apart

Jun 12, 2014

ISIS advances put Iraq oil rebound on hold

Jun 10, 2014

How big is Iraq’s oil industry now?

Jun 7, 2014

Oil majors cut staff in Iraq on fears violence will spread

Mar 20, 2014

Oil and Gas: At what price?

Jul 29, 2013

Q&A: What’s behind the spike of violence in Iraq?

May 30, 2013

A Looming Showdown Over Iraqi Kurdish Oil Exports

May 17, 2013

Billionaire Returns To The Iraqi Oil Game With New IPO

May 6, 2013

The next oil boom

Apr 14, 2013

Transparency in Iraq oil revisited

Feb 15, 2013

The little-known man pulling the strings for ExxonMobil in Baghdad

Jan 11, 2013

Energy Journal: Saudi Moves Roil Oil Market

Sep 19, 2012

Kurdistan oil deals risk Baghdad showdown

Jun 30, 2012

Oil Wealth Returning, Iraq Sees Malls Rise

Apr 17, 2012

Anxious to keep lid on Iraq, Obama woos Kurds

Feb 21, 2012

Oil: In perpetuity no more

Jan 31, 2012

Forget Iran, Iraq is threatening oil prices

Dec 22, 2011

Iraq Struggles to Create Jobs and Wealth

Nov 23, 2011

Iran: Willing to use oil as a political tool

May 17, 2011

Wildcat strikes spread in Iraq as BP lifts first oil cargo

Oct 10, 2010

Unionbusting, Iraqi-Style

Oct 4, 2010

Iraq Raises Estimate Of Oil Reserves

Feb 15, 2010

Iraq’s Oil Industry Poised to Re-enter World Stage

Oct 10, 2009

Why Iraq’s Oil Law Remains Deadlocked Three Years On

Jul 9, 2009

Twenty-First-Century Colonialism in Iraq

May 13, 2009

Iraq’s Government, Kurds Squabble Over Oil Deals