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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 […]

Did Iraq Lie About Oil Reserves?

Two weeks ago Iraq revised its estimates of oil reserves upwards, and this was immediately followed by Iran doing the same. Now Reuters reports that a former oil minister has cast doubt on the numbers and on the motivation of the governments in issuing the figures, saying that the estimates are politically motivated and not […]