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ExxonMobil pulled out of Kurdistan “Because of Iranian Influence”

By¬†Dilshad Abdullah for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.¬† International oil companies pull out of Kurdistan Exxon Mobil has pulled out of three of the six exploration blocks it operated in the Kurdistan Region. The American oil giant withdrew […]

Exxon Pulls Out of 3 Blocks in Kurdistan

By John Lee. ExxonMobil has reportedly pulled out of three of the six exploration blocks it operated in Iraqi Kurdistan. According to Iraq Oil Report, it has abandoned the Qara Hanjeer, Arbat East, and Betwata blocks, while retaining 80 percent stakes in the Al Qosh, Pirmam and Bashiqa blocks. KRG’s Minister of Natural Resources, Ashti […]

Exxon’s Six KRG Oil Blocks Named

Kurdish oil minister Ashti Hawrami (pictured) has confirmed the names of the six exploration blocks awarded by the Kurdistan Regional Government to ExxonMobil: Al Qush, northwest of Erbil city and formerly assigned to Komet Group but withdrawn for lack of development; Bashiqa, southeast of Al Qush town; Pirmam in Erbil; Betwata; Qura-Hanjeer, southwest of Chamchamal; […]