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Iraq sets $90 as Threshold for Oil Price Concern

Global oil prices below $90 a barrel would be “difficult” to accept, Iraq’s Deputy Prime Minister for energy, Hussain al-Shahristani, told Reuters on Wednesday. Brent crude oil dipped below $100 a barrel on Tuesday on growing concern about a Greek debt default and the health of the global economy, tumbling from a 2011 peak of $127 […]

New Iraqi Oil Prices for October

Iraq’s State Oil Marketing Organisation (SOMO) has adjusted its official selling prices for its Basra Light and Kirkuk crude grades for October. In common with some other countries, Iraq’s oil is priced relative to regional benchmark prices: For shipments to US, contracts are priced are relative to the Argus Sour Crude Index (ASCI); Shipments to […]

New Iraqi Oil Prices for August

Iraq’s State Oil Marketing Organisation (SOMO) has adjusted its official selling prices on Sunday for its Basra Light and Kirkuk crude grades for August. In common with some other countries, Iraq’s oil is priced relative to regional benchmark prices: For shipments to US, contracts are priced are relative to the Argus Sour Crude Index (ASCI); […]

Iraq Hikes Basra Oil Prices for July

Iraq’s State Oil Marketing Organisation (SOMO) has adjusted its official selling prices on Sunday for its Basra Light and Kirkuk crude grades for July. In common with some other countries, Iraq’s oil is priced relative to regional benchmark prices: For shipments to US, contracts are priced are relative to the Argus Sour Crude Index (ASCI); […]

How Will Egypt Affect Iraq?

With political and social upheaval, first in Tunisia and now in Egypt, the big question on many minds at the moment is to what extent the unrest will spread to other countries in the Arab world. But despite the undoubted poverty in Iraq, it is rarely mentioned as possible candidate for a popular uprising, and […]

Iraq Ups Oil Prices for US and Asia, Drops Prices for Europe

Iraq’s State Oil Marketing Organisation (SOMO) has raised the official selling prices for its Basra Light and Kirkuk crude grades for October loading to the U.S. and Asia, but dropped prices to Europe. In common with some other countries, Iraq’s oil is priced relative to regional benchmark prices: For shipments to US, contracts are priced […]

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New Iraqi Oil Prices for October

Iraq’s State Oil Marketing Organisation (SOMO) has raised the official selling prices for its Basra Light and Kirkuk crude grades for October loading to the U.S. and Europe. In common with some other countries, Iraq’s oil is priced relative to regional benchmark prices: * For shipments to US, contracts are priced are relative to the […]

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New Iraqi Oil Prices for September

Iraq's State Oil Marketing Organisation (SOMO) has cut the official selling price for September shipments of its Basra Light crude to Asia, reducing the cost to its lowest level in eighteen months, while raising its price to the US. In common with some other countries, Iraq's oil is priced relative to regional benchmark prices: For […]

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