Iraq shops 12 new oil field contracts

An Iraqi worker adjusts a control valve at the Daura oil refinery on November 5, 2009 in Baghdad, Iraq. (MUHANNAD FALA'AH/Getty Images)
Oil Ministry pursues negotiations with IOCs on new oil projects - a warning shot at OPEC members seeking to impose quotas.
  • Q&A: Senior Deputy Oil Minister Fayadh Nema

    Iraqi Deputy Oil Minister Fayadh Nema speaks with reporters on the sidelines of an OPEC meeting in Vienna on June 2, 2016. (BEN LANDO/Iraq Oil Report)

    The second most senior Iraqi oil official talks about plans to keep up production during a financial squeeze, and the terms for delivering crude to a Kurdish refinery, Ceyhan and Iran.

  • Q&A: Oil Minister Jabbar Allibi

    Iraqi Oil Minister Jabbar Allibi. (Source: Ministry of Oil)

    The newly confirmed minister is seeking a "quiet" environment for improving relationships with both international oil companies and the Kurdistan government.


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