Newly-formed Dhi Qar Oil Company hits commercial production target despite technical hurdles at 1.13 billion barrel field.
Investors have been wary of multi-billion-dollar refinery tenders, but that hasn’t stopped the Oil Ministry from bringing vital new capacity online.
Higher global oil prices helped Iraq compensate for a slight decline in exports.
Iraq's state drilling company builds its credentials as it competes with international service companies for international oil company contracts in Iraq.
Iraq's largest refinery, and the industry in south Iraq generally, is making steady progress for necessary growth.
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