New Draft Oil Law – Expert Analysis

On Sunday 28th August the Council of Ministers approved the draft oil and gas law prepared by the Ministry of Oil, considering it the only text that represent the council’s view, and treating all other previous versions as invalid. Also the council decided to send the proposed draft to the parliament and request to table the proposed law for discussion in the parliament.

Our Expert Blogger, Ahmed Mousa Jiyad, has prepared a detailed analysis of this new version of the oil law, and you can download it now by clicking here.

Mr Jiyad is an independent development consultant, scholar and Associate with Centre for Global Energy Studies (CGES), London. He was formerly a senior economist with the Iraq National Oil Company and Iraq’s Ministry of Oil, Chief Expert for the Council of Ministers, Director at the Ministry of Trade, and International Specialist with UN organizations in Uganda, Sudan and Jordan. He is now based in Norway (Email: [email protected]).

Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.

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  2. Bluewaters2u October 7, 2011 at 6:41 am #

    Blues Comments:
    Very well thought out and explained..Cudo’s to the Author Ahmed Mousa Jiyad
    of Norway..Pay attention to Article 40 but read it all.. this is updated and will give you an excellent reference and understanding of this Draft Iraq Oil Law that is so controversy in Iraq in the GOI and Kurdistan…I can understand why
    now !!!…Blue

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