After four months of a deadly stalemate, Iraqi forces now appear on the offensive in the battle for Iraq's largest refinery.
Kurdistan's defense minister spells out the kit needed to take back towns from ISIS, and says the KRG has to "unify and institutionalize" the Peshmerga.
In the aftermath of the rise of ISIS, Kirkuk's governor discusses Iraq's territorial disputes, control of the province's oil fields, and the future of BP.
September was the third-highest month for oil exports in 2014, as Iraq's new oil minister sets his sights on removing infrastructure bottlenecks and other obstacles to development.
PM Abadi has stonewalled all of their demands so far, but top Kurdish leaders are setting aside preconditions and taking up posts in Baghdad.
Far away from the threat of IS militants, Iraq's oil capital is slipping toward lawlessness after a month of abductions and explosions.
A bilateral gas pipeline deal between Basra province and Iran could circumvent Baghdad's energy sector authority and conflict with UN sanctions.
Amidst complaints over unpaid land compensation, protesters have disrupted the Russian oil giant's development of a KRG exploration block.