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Genel courts Turkey with Kurdish gas to reduce reliance on Russia

Genel Energy, chaired by former BP head Tony Hayward, is betting on a major deal with Turkey to jointly develop…

April 28, 2016 2:20

Kurds should separate from Iraq, says deputy prime minister

Prominent Sunni politician said the Iraqi-Kurdish relationship has been very complex from the beginning.

May 26, 2013 10:58
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BP moves to front line of Iraq-Kurdistan stand-off

BP has arguably the best relationship with Baghdad among the world's top international oil companies through its contract at the huge Rumaila field in the south of the country, far from the disputed Kurdish north.

January 20, 2013 10:15
Exxon looking to leave Iraq

Gulf Keystone back to Iraqi oil

Kurdistan says its right to grant contracts to foreign companies is enshrined in the Iraqi constitution.

November 4, 2012 9:01
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Iraqi Oil buyers face severe delays

The fall in supplies from Ceyhan was partly compensated by rising exports from Basrah, Iraq's second major export terminal in the south of the country

July 31, 2012 9:28
Business is booming in Iraqi Kurdistan

All eyes on Iraq

Fancy a spa vacation or a brisk business trip to Iraqi Kurdistan? Marketers are flocking to the mountainous terrain of Northern Iraq, to cash in on the relatively untapped market in the Arab world, even if they have to dodge danger on their way there

July 29, 2012 9:03

Iraq alters oil law draft to erode Kurdish powers

Draft law to give Baghdad more control over oil; Kurds promise political battle; Law would create Iraqi National Oil Co.

September 24, 2011 4:40
Kurdistan’s answer to the Burj Al Arab

Kurdistan’s answer to the Burj Al Arab

This 39-floor building is being touted as northern Iraq’s take on Dubai’s famous ‘seven star’ hotel. But critics say the development doesn’t serve the needs of locals.

March 16, 2010 6:44