Siemens is navigating a new Iraqi government and looking to finalize contracts to help boost Iraq's power production in time for summertime peak demand.
GE is aiming to leverage its existing footprint in Iraq to win new business and help expand power supply throughout the country.
Electricity Minister Luay al-Khatteeb is prioritizing short-term supply gains, seeking to combine elements of two larger proposals from rival multinationals.
After helping Iraq survive years of financial crisis, the Central Bank is focusing efforts on encouraging lending and economic growth.
Iraq's state-run drilling company is adding new rigs and expanding its footprint.
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