The first of federal Iraq's three gas fields awarded in a 2010 bidding round is now nearly ready for commercial production, helping the country become a sustainable producer of electricity.
Local leaders are reviving a populist initiative to transform Iraq's oil capital into its own federal region.
The prime minister has tapped Amiri - the paramilitary commander-turned-political maverick - to coordinate an array of urgent initiatives in Iraq's oil capital.
Basra's oil chief discusses efforts to protect Majnoon from flooding, plans for developing new capacity, and the field's place in Iraq's production strategy.
After deadly clashes with the Iraqi Army, the YBS leader discusses improved security coordination, a strategically important Syrian border crossing, and the future of Sinjar.
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