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Iraq May Earn $4.2 trillion from Oilfield Development

Iraq may earn $4.2 trillion in revenue from oil fields being developed by international companies after rights for production from the deposits were auctioned last year, Oil Minister Hussain al-Shahristani said. Reuters quotes the minister as saying that the fields, whose development rights were assigned after two bid rounds held last year, will produce 60 […]

Oil Contracts Legal Challenge Dismissed

We recently reported on a constitutional challenge to Iraq's oilfield development contracts, which was being pursued by a former member of parliament - you can find our article here, with additional legal opinion here. The challenge centered on the Rumaila contract, signed with BP and CNPC in 2009, as a test case. According to Iraq […]