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Iraq in talks on Gas Exploration in Western Desert

By John Lee. Iraq's Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail has said that the Iraqi National Oil Company (INOC) has opened a dialogue about gas exploration in the Western Desert in Anbar Governorate. The company involved was not named, but was described as "one of the major international companies". The Minister said Iraq is keen to […]

No Need for National Oil Company - Oil Minister

The creation of a new Iraqi National Oil Company (INOC) to run the country's energy sector is not essential and might confuse the work of the oil ministry, Iraq's oil minister said on Sunday, according to Reuters. Iraq's cabinet approved a draft law setting up a new national oil company in 2009, but the agency […]