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Iraq To Receive World Bank Loan

The World Bank, on February 25, 2010, approved a Development Policy Loan to the government of Iraq in support of the country’s efforts to mitigate the impact of the current fiscal crisis on the national economy, and support its medium-term economic reform program.

Shaping Iraq’s oil policy – and its politics

At stake is arguably the fiscal future of Iraq and its effect on the world’s supply of oil for the next 50 years. The case centres around the applicability of laws from the previous regime, whether an old law which has not been repealed or altered requires federal oil tenders to be ratified by parliament.

Maysan Oil Company

Maysan Oil Company – update from the local Basra press; Drilling of Halfaya Well/7 is finished, and drilling operations are due to start at Halfaya Well/9, and what should be noted that Halfaya Field- which is located to the south-west of Amara City- is considered one of the most important oil fields in Maysan, which […]