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Iraqi oil minister expects 6-9 months OPEC output deal extension

Iraqi oil minister expects 6-9 months OPEC output deal extension

Kurdiu - 2019-06-30 19:53

Iraqi oil minister expects 6-9 months OPEC output deal extension - Kurdiu

Iraqi oil exports drop to 3.52 million bpd in June: Ministry

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-05 02:55

Iraq and Oman Sign MoU to Boost Oil Cooperation

BAS News - 2019-07-04 16:29
ERBIL — The governments of Iraq and Oman signed a memorandum of understanding to establish close cooperation in the oil and gas sector, Iraqi oil ministry said on Thursday. According to the MoU, the two states will take into consideration the building of ...

Iraq, Netherlands sign double taxation exemption agreement

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-04 06:22
Iraqi Finance Minister Fuad Hussein and Eric Strating, the Dutch Deputy Head of Mission in Baghdad, signed the agreement in Baghdad on July 1, 2019. (Photo: Iraqi Finance Ministry's press office) ...

Iraqi oil exports drop to 3.52 million oil bpd in June: Ministry

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-04 06:22
Employees at the Nahr Bin Omar natural gas facility, part of Basra Gas Company, near the southern port of Basra. (Photo: AFP) ...

Iraq PM ordered Hashd al-Shaabi to join formal armed forces

ANF - 2019-07-03 11:47
Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi issued a decree ordering the integration of the Shia Hashd al-Shaabi militia forces into the formal armed forces of the country. ...

Iraqi oil revenue falls significantly in June

Rûdaw - 2019-07-02 22:00
Revenue fell from $7.38 billion in May to $6.4 billion in June ...

No Talks with US Unless Sanctions are Lifted: Iran

BAS News - 2019-07-02 00:53
ERBIL - Iran has made it clear that it would hold no talks with the US unless the current sanctions on the country are lifted, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh revealed on Monday. "If United States and the administration wants to change the environmen ...

Iraqi PM Orders Hashd al-Shaabi to be Part of National Army

BAS News - 2019-07-01 23:51
ERBIL - In an attempt to curb the power of the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi, Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi has ordered the Shi'ite militias to be an indivisible part of the national army. Based on the decree issued by the premier, there will be no ...

Security Measures Tightened Around Embassies in Baghdad: Source

BAS News - 2019-06-30 16:06
ERBIL — Iraqi authorities have decided to tighten the measures around the foreign diplomatic missions in the capital city of Baghdad, a security source said. The decision was made at the request of Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi who has made it cl ...

Iraqi oil minister hopeful Erbil, Baghdad to reach “sustainable” solution over oil

Rûdaw - 2019-06-29 07:43
Thamir Ghadban spoke about oil transfer agreement between Erbil and Baghdad at the Iraq Petroleum Conference ...

Kurdistan president Nechirvan Barzani arrives in Iraqi capital

E-Kurd - 2019-06-20 18:46
BAGHDAD,— The president of Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region Nechirvan Barzani on Thursday arrived in Baghdad to meet senior Iraqi officials. Barzani has met with Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi ...

Iran Oil Minister: We are unable to sell oil under our own name

Rûdaw - 2019-06-19 21:19
Despite a dramatic decline in oil exports, Iran insists its two month JCPOA ultimatum will not be extended ...

No Foreign Forces Allowed to Use Iraqi Territory to Threaten Neighbors: PM

BAS News - 2019-06-18 23:43
ERBIL - Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi, who is also Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, made it clear on Tuesday that no foreign forces are allowed to use the Iraqi territory for threatening its neighbors. Abdul-Mahdi pointed out in a statemen ...

Iraqi federal supreme court holds additional hearing on Kurdistan oil export lawsuit

E-Kurd - 2019-06-18 12:27
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s federal Supreme Court held another session over a previous lawsuit filed by the Iraqi oil ministry against the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) natural resources ministry over the latter’s independent oil exports. The court announced ...

Iraqi parliament follows up on 2014 oil export lawsuit against Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-16 11:52
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi council of representatives decided to follow up on a lawsuit that was filed by the Iraqi former oil minister Jabbar Alluaib in 2014 against Turkey regarding the oil exports by the Kurdistan Region to the port of Ceyhan. Patriotic Union of ...

Iranian Oil Minister: Iran Has No Intention of Withdrawing From OPEC

Waar Media - 2019-06-08 14:14
WAAR_DUHOK The oil minister’s remark comes after Tehran vowed last month to take retaliatory measures if its interests in the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) are harmed. The Iranian official also pointed out that the organisation is ...

US oil output at record level

Waar Media - 2019-06-06 20:19
WAAR_DUHOK Crude oil inventories increased in the U.S. last week, according to data released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Wednesday. Commercial crude oil stocks rose 6.8 million barrels, or 1.4 percent, to 483.3 million barrels for t ...