Iraq's state drilling company builds its credentials as it competes with international service companies for international oil company contracts in Iraq.
Kurdish, Sunni and Basrawi MPs are the most vocal critics of the draft budget, claiming inadequate revenue sharing despite slightly increased overall spending.
Iraq's largest refinery, and the industry in south Iraq generally, is making steady progress for necessary growth.
Iraq announces record exports and oil sector development plans as it agrees to an extension of OPEC production quotas through 2018.
The top Hashid commander in Kirkuk discusses rising military tensions after Kurdistan's independence referendum.
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