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Proposed Changes to Service Contracts

By Patrick Schmidt. Once the price of oil rises again, the Iraqi government hopes to fix some of the financial issues attached to the lower oil prices. The Ministry of Oil hopes to create incentives for international oilfield operators to produce more oil even when prices are high. Other discussions include ways to cut costs […]

Iraq Blacklists Chevron for Kurdish Oil Deals

By John Lee. An Iraqi oil ministry statement on Tuesday said that Chevron, the second largest U.S. energy company, will be barred from contracts in central and southern Iraq as a result of buying stakes in two oil-exploration blocks in Iraqi Kurdistan. “Chevron is barred from any agreement or contract with the federal ministry of […]