Iraq's Oil Ministry is sitting on roughly 1 million bpd of capacity — and developing more — as OPEC quotas begin to ease.
The MP leading Parliament's oversight of Iraq's oil and electricity sectors discusses the importance of gas development and the status of INOC legislation.
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