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Iraq Insider: Q3 2020 Non-Oil Economy Review

From the Iraq Energy Institute (IEI). Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. For Q3 2020, our first non-oil economy part examines Iraq's current challenges and economic potential at the macro and micro level. With the oil economy review, there two reports […]

Tabaqchali: Making Space for the Private Sector

The Iraq Energy Institute (IEI) has published an interview with Dr Ahmed Tabaqchali, CIO of Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) Iraq Fund; it is re-published with permission by Iraq Business News: In the latest instalment in our series on sustainable job creation in Iraq, we spoke to Ahmed Tabaqchali, visiting fellow at the American University of […]

ACWA Power Signs MoU with Iraq Energy Institute

ACWA Power, a Saudi-based developer, owner, and operator of power generation and water desalination plants, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Iraq Energy Institute (IEI), an independent non-profit policy institute, to collaborate on research development projects and enhance capacity building programs that will contribute to the optimum development of Iraq’s energy sector. The […]

Riding the Oil Markets, Iraq’s Economy in Transition

The Iraq Energy Institute (IEI) has issued its 2018 Annual Report, entitled "Riding the Oil Markets, Iraq’s Economy in Transition". In its summary, the IEI says: "Iraq’s fortunes are once again highly dependent upon oil prices following a period where the government succeeded in stabilising expenditures, on the basis of IMF conditionality. "This period was […]

Iraq's 2019 Draft Budget Analysis

The Iraq Energy Institute has just published a new report by Robert Tollast, Yesar Al-Maleki and Harry Istepanian on reform of public financial management in Iraq: Iraq’s first draft budget for 2019 shows an overall increase in spending of 23% compared to 2018. Oil revenues still dominate sources of revenue, projected at 89% of government finances. […]

Who Buys Islamic State’s Illegal Oil?

By John Lee. A report by Chris Dalby of Oilprice.com finds that the 11 oil fields that IS controls in Iraq and Syria have made it a largely independent financial machine. Its fields in Iraq alone are thought to produce between 25,000 and 40,000 barrels of oil per day, earning it an estimated $1.2 million [1.4 […]

Al-Khatteeb: The Abadi I Know

By Robert Tollast. Iraq Energy Institute Director and Brookings Fellow Luay al-Khatteeb (pictured) has written a biography piece for Haider-al Abadi for The Huffington Post. Al-Khatteeb outlines some of the huge challenges Abadi faces, but notes that from 24 years of knowing PM Abadi, the new Iraqi premier is well suited to take on the momentous […]

IEI Holds its Annual Energy Forum in Baghdad

Advertising Feature Iraq Energy Institute (IEI) has just concluded its first Iraq Energy Forum (IEF) which was held in Al Rasheed hotel at the heart of Baghdad for the period 11-13 December 2012. The successful three-days major event was organized in cooperation with the Council of Representatives with attendance exceeding 220 delegates representing parliamentarians, diplomats, […]

An International Energy Event in The Heart of Baghdad

Advertising Feature The Iraq Energy Forum (IEF) will be held in Baghdad, at the Al Rasheed Hotel on 12 December 2012. This is an initiative founded and hosted by the Iraq Energy Institute (IEI), the official advisor to the Federal Parliament of Iraq on energy policies. Iraq Energy Forum is taking place at a time […]