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KRG May Halt Crude Exports if Baghdad Withholds $1.5bn

Crude exports from the Kurdistan region of Iraq dropped to 50,000 bpd and may cease in a month if Baghdad refuses to pay about $1.5 billion owed to producers, Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) authorities have said. Kurdistan started shipping oil again in February 2011 after an interuption of more than a year following a long-standing […]

Iraq Oil Revenues 34% Ahead of Budget

Iraq’s oil production has risen to 2.63 million barrels a day, up by 15 percent from the same period last year, according to Bloomberg. Crude exports averaged 2.18 million barrels a day in the first five months of 2011 and are expected to increase in the second half of the year, Hussain al-Shahristani, deputy prime […]

KRG Oil Contractors to Get First Payment

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has received a written notice from the federal Ministry of Finance in Baghdad, confirming release of the first oil export payment to the KRG contractors, Prime Minister Barham Salih (pictured) announced today. The Prime Minister said, “This confirmation of payment to the KRG for the Region’s contractors amounts to around […]