By Kamal Chomani for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Trying to jump-start discussions with Iraq's central government, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in Erbil recently announced it will respect the Iraqi Federal Court's ecision that the KRG independence referendum was unconstitutional. But Baghdad has amplified its demands for opening a dialogue, which […]
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Video: Can Iraqi Kurdistan gain Independence?
From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Kurdistan Regional Government in northern Iraq says the date to hold an independence referendum has been set and won't be changed. That was in response to a request by US secretary of […]
ExxonMobil pulled out of Kurdistan "Because of Iranian Influence"
By Dilshad Abdullah for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. International oil companies pull out of Kurdistan Exxon Mobil has pulled out of three of the six exploration blocks it operated in the Kurdistan Region. The American oil giant withdrew […]
Iraq Oil Minister meets with ExxonMobil Boss
By John Lee. Iraqi oil minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi [Allibi] met with ExxonMobil senior executive Brad Corson, to discuss development of the Iraqi oil industry. Mr. Allibi said that the ministry of oil is aiming to develop relations with Exxon Mobil to develop the oil and gas sector in Iraq. Mr. Corson said that his […]