A "letter of intent" from Iraq outlines a new oil for revenue deal with the KRG and commits to paying oil companies and spending on the Basra Gas Company.
Increased gas processing capacity has generated surplus fuel, opening the door for exports and badly needed revenue streams.
After the loss of Q-West to Iraqi forces on Saturday, signs emerge that the IS group is crumbling south of Mosul, just as more American troops are announced for the fight.
The commander of a Sunni tribal fighting force discusses the grinding campaign to drive IS out of villages between Makhmour and Mosul.
On the sidelines of an OPEC meeting, Nema talks about the steps Iraq is taking to overcome challenges and hit ambitious production targets.
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First pipeline problem in over two months causes throughput to drop, but Kurdistan looks ahead to production hikes the rest of the year.
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Whenever the media office of the Council of Ministers releases decisions of the Cabinet, Iraq Oil Report publishes a translation from the original Arabic.
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The Islamic State group's fledgling oil sector in Iraq has been severed by the Iraqi military victory at the Qayarah air base south of Mosul.