Tag Archives | Ahmed Mousa Jiyad

Detailed Assessment of INOC Law First Amendment

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The following is an executive summary of my detailed assessment of the INOC Law First Amendment, currently debated by the Council of Ministers: The verdict by the Federal High Court-FHC regarding the […]

Mousa Jiyad Questions Norwegian Tanker Deal

By John Lee. Iraq Business News Expert Blogger, Ahmed Mousa Jiyad, has demanded an investigation into Iraq's reported contract to buy tankers from a Norwegian company. The Ministry of Oil announced on 18th August that the Iraqi Oil Tankers Company (IOTC) had concluded a contract with Norway's Batservice Mandal [Båtservice Mandal AS] to build two […]

Issam Al-Chalabi's 50 Years in the World of Oil

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. A number of Iraq's oil professionals and technocrats have authored books documenting their own experience during the period of their time in the Iraqi petroleum sector. In addition to providing invaluable first-person […]

Jiyad: Oil Market Collapse Damages the Iraqi Economy

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Oil Market Collapse, Damages the Iraqi Economy and Changes Oil Geopolitics The collapse of the global oil market is undoubtedly unprecedented in its timing, magnitude, spread and devastating impacts across the globe. […]

New Book on Extractive Industry in Iraq

By Padraig O'Hannelly. We are proud to announce that IBN Expert Blogger Ahmed Mousa Jiyad has just published a new book. "Governing Modalities of the Extractive Industry in Iraq, Resource-Revenue Management Issues" is structured to address and analyze four broad topics, review development of related issues and answer some seventeen main questions and many others […]

Iraq Approves Fifth Round of Gas Contracts

By John Lee. Iraq has reportedly approved contracts in a fifth bidding round for gas exploration contracts. According to Reuters, the exploration deals relate to the development of fields in the eastern governate of Diyala that are expected to produce more than 750 million cubic feet of natural gas within 3 years. The contracts have […]

Iraq EITI issues latest Annual Report

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative Issues its latest Annual Report Iraq Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (IEITI) issued a few days ago its latest annual report, it is about 2017 and it is […]

Constitutional Amendments Relating to Petroleum Issues

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Constitutional Amendments Relating to Petroleum Issues The “October Uprising” is sustained, vertically and horizontally, causing on one side regrettable loss of human lives, inflicting serious damage and destruction to public, business and […]

Jiyad: EITI Restores Iraq’s Compliance Status

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. EITI Restores Iraq’s Compliance Status, with Conditions Attached The board of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) decided on 16 October 2019 to reinstated Iraq status as a “compliant” country in conformity […]

Transparency in Iraqi Upstream Petroleum Sector

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Transparency in the Arab Countries’ Upstream Petroleum Sector- Iraq as case study* While upstream petroleum sector is either dominant or has significant importance in many Arab economies of MENA region, the transparency […]