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British Companies Urged to Act Now at Middle East Association Iraq Conference

British companies need to move fast if they are to gain a foothold in Iraq and avoid losing out to their competitors. This was the clear message given at the Middle East Association’s ‘Iraq: Untapped Opportunities’ conference held on 22nd November at the Dorchester Hotel, London. Supported by the National Investment Commission of Iraq, UK […]

What Iraq can do to Encourage Business

At the 'Iraq: Untapped Opportunities' conference in London, Charles Hollis (pictured), Director General of the Middle East Association asked a panel of leading businessmen to make one suggestion each as to how Iraq can improve its development efforts. Hans Nijkamp, VP and Country Chairman for Iraq at Shell, said the authorities need to make a […]

Baghdad Considers Action Against ExxonMobil

Dr Hussain al-Sharistani, Iraq’s deputy prime minister responsible for energy, told reporters in London that Baghdad is considering its action against ExxonMobil for "breaching the law" by entering into an exploration agreement with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG): "ExxonMobil has written to the Iraqi Government about this, and they have received the response from the […]

Iraq: Untapped Opportunities

The Middle East Association, supported by the National Investment Commission of Iraq, UK Trade & Investment and Allurentis, is pleased to announce the 2011 Iraq Trade and Investment Conference, “Iraq: Untapped Opportunities”. This event is kindly sponsored by Parsons Brinckerhoff, Shell and Mott MacDonald, and will take place at London’s Dorchester Hotel on 22nd November. […]

Iraq Deputy PM to deliver the Keynote Address at ‘Iraq: Untapped Opportunities’

The Iraq Deputy Prime Minister for Energy, Dr. Hussain al-Shahristani, will be delivering the keynote address at the ‘Iraq: Untapped Opportunities’ conference in London on 22 November 2011, arranged by the Middle East Association and supported by the National Investment Commission of Iraq, UK Trade & Investment and Allurentis. Dr. al-Shahristani will be joined by […]