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Expert Analysis of the New Version of Iraq's Oil Law

On Wednesday 17 August 2011 the Iraqi parliament began the first reading of a new version of oil law proposed by the oil and energy committee-OGC of the parliament itself. The timing and the procedure of the debate created confusion and prompted significant walkout of many parliamentarians members of influential political groups. The debate was […]

Detailed Analysis of South Gas Deal with Shell/Mitsubishi

The attached document is a detailed analysis of the joint venture between South Gas Company and Shell & Mitsubishi, prepared by our expert blogger Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. 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 […]

Al-Ahdab Oil Contract has Many Flaws

Ahmed Mousa Jiyad is an independent development consultant, scholar and Associate with Centre for Global Energy Studies (CGES). 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. He is […]

Shell-BGC Contracts: Inked but not yet approved!

Ahmed Mousa Jiyad is an independent development consultant, scholar and Associate with Centre for Global Energy Studies (CGES). 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. He is […]

Detailed Analysis of Draft INOC Law

The attached document is a detailed analysis of the draft INOC (Iraqi National Oil Company) Law. It was prepared by Ahmed Mousa Jiyad and presented in absentia before the Expert Hearing Session organised by the Energy Committee of the Iraqi Parliament on 3rd July 2011.. Mr Jiyad is an independent development consultant, scholar and Associate […]

The Next Iraqi Oil Round: Issues For Consideration

This work was written by Ahmed Mousa Jiyad, and it is reproduced here with his permission. It was originally published by MEES v54:n23, Monday 6 June 2011. 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 […]

New Report on Iraq's Proposed Oil Company Law

This work was written by Ahmed Mousa Jiyad, and it is reproduced here with his permission. It was originally published by MEES v53:n24, Monday 16 May 2011. 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 […]

Iraq’s Contribution to European Energy Security

The following report was presented by Ahmed Mousa Jiyad to the Institute for Energy of the European Commission in Amsterdam, and it is reproduced here with his permission. 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 […]

Comment on Rumaila Oilfield Production

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad, Norway, 7th March 2011. Recent data on Rumaila production for the period 26 December 2010 to 27 February 2011 indicates that after achieving the 10% threshold over the baseline production, daily production dropped sharply to the extent that in few days, production levels were lower even than the baseline production. The […]

Iraqi Federal Oil and Gas Law Revisited

This work was written by Ahmed Mousa Jiyad, and it is reproduced here with his permission. It was originally published by Energy & Geopolitical Risk, Vol. 2, Nr.1, January 2011 (MEES publication. www.mees.com). Mr Jiyad is an independent development consultant, scholar and Associate with Centre for Global Energy Studies-CGES, London. He was formerly a senior […]

Iraq And The Security Of Energy Supplies For Europe

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. This article was first published by Middle East Economic Survey (MEES), and is reproduced here with permission. It is a summary of Mr Jiyad's presentation to the Politics and Economics of European Energy Security conference organized by the Institute for Energy, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, in Amsterdam on […]