Tagged With Iraq
Oil and gas in the new world order
22 March 2017
Geopolitical risks are changing and rising. The energy sector will be in the crosshairs
Iraq - crude data
21 February 2017
Opec-member Iraq is cutting output, but the statistics are still confusing
Keeping the lid on Iraq
14 February 2017
Reviving the Kuwait sovereignty issue would be disastrous for Iraq
Baghdad blurs the picture
23 January 2017
Iraq wants the deal to work. But that may not translate into an actual drop in supply
What happens when Mosul falls?
7 December 2016
The battle for the city is the prelude to wider struggles for political influence in the region and control of northern Iraqi oil production
The usual suspects
7 December 2016
Familiar geopolitical risks will linger into the coming year, but won’t much affect a well-supplied oil market till the end of 2017
Tumult/Reform in the Middle East
1 December 2016
Weak oil prices hung over the region in 2016, a year of more war but also some efforts at renewal
After Mosul
28 November 2016
Competing claims for northern Iraq will leave the post-IS settlement rife with new geopolitical risks
Iraq - over the worst
28 November 2016
Iraqi oil output has continued to rise despite turmoil in the north. Further growth will be more difficult
Fragility in Iraqi oil
4 November 2016
Iraq is heading towards 2017 overwhelmed by security, political and economic uncertainties, any of which could negatively affect the oil sector
Iraq cobbles together an oil deal
12 October 2016
Erbil and Baghdad have struck an agreement on exports through Turkey, though many of the old problems could still ruin it
Iraq’s oil in the maelstrom
6 September 2016
Against the background of fiscal constraint imposed by low global oil prices, Iraq's oil and gas industry has become a victim of IS violence and a dispute among politicians in Baghdad that is paralysing the federal government
Time for settlement
6 September 2016
Economic disorder, sectarian strife and the northern oil dispute continue to threaten Iraq’s integrity. Only political unity can solve the country’s many problems
Growth pause in Iraq
3 June 2016
Iraq’s output soared in recent years. But the price slump and politics mean further rises are getting harder
Gloom falls on Kurdish oil
28 April 2016
Iraq’s autonomous northern province had bold energy plans, but mounting debts, conflict and subterranean trouble are taking their toll
Will Iraq’s federal government survive?
20 April 2016
Years of mismanagement and corruption are catching up with the Iraqi government. Prime minister Heider al-Abadi’s administration is hanging on by a thread
For the majors, Middle East oil loses some lustre
15 March 2016
Poor investment terms, political risk and the weak oil price have made the majors less keen on the Middle East
Liquid, not solid
25 February 2016
Short of a full-on political decision to cut supply, the Middle East’s output will rise again this year
Iraqi oil sector: Fighting against all odds
12 February 2016
Iraq’s myriad troubles will not stop its crude output from growing again in 2016, says oil minister Adil Abdul al-Mahdi
Will Iraq fall apart as political problems continue?
12 February 2016
With Islamic State in control of large swathes of territory, Kurdish Iraq pushing autonomy and Basra itching for more money, Baghdad is losing control of its country – and its oil sector
Market turmoil hits IS-captive Iraq
10 February 2016
Spending constraints thanks to low oil prices and military expenditure are frustrating the federal government and the KRG
Iraq’s expansion goals under pressure from lack of investment
11 December 2015
Ambitious production expansion plans under threat as a lack of investment in southern Iraqi infrastructure disrupts progress
Hopeful Kurdish oil battles challenges in Iraq
9 December 2015
Financial and political troubles are delaying the expansion of KRG oil production
Iraq’s Ali al-Saady postpones flaring rule
18 November 2015
Economic recovery has been predicated in part on the growth of gas-fired power generation, but the lack of infrastructure in Iraq means flaring is inevitable
Iraq struggles to plug the financing gap amid low oil prices
30 September 2015
Baghdad is facing a cash crisis, while losing control of its northern oil assets
Baghdad-KRG deal gradually coming on line
22 May 2015
The oil-export deal between the Kurds and the rest of Iraq is working, in part, but complexities and differences still bedevil it