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Iraq Makes Initial $650m Oil Payment to KRG

By John Lee. Iraq's, Deputy Prime Minister for Economic and Industrial Affairs, Dr Rowsh N Shaways, told Reuters on Tuesday that Baghdad's Finance Ministry has begun payment of an initial $650 million to Iraqi Kurdistan for oil companies working in the region. Erbil and Baghdad agreed last month to draw a line under a dispute […]

Iraqi Deputy PM Visits Azerbaijan

Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs, Rowsch Nouri Shaways, has led an Iraqi delegation to Azerbaijan. The country's Head of State, President Ilham Aliyev, pointed out Iraq and Azerbaijan have great history of bilateral relations, adding that both countries support each other within international organizations. According to a report from Azerbaijan's Trend news agency, […]

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After OPEC, Iraq to Create 'OGEC'?

According to a report from AIN, the Iraqi Government has proposed the development of an 'Organization of Gas Producing Countries', similar to OPEC, which was founded in Baghdad in 1960 as an initiative from the Iraqi government. The Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs, Dr Rowsch N Shaways, said in his speech to the International […]

Iraq's Deputy PM Confirms Exxon Still Operating West Qurna

Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister says ExxonMobil is still engaged with the West Qurna-1 oil-field in the south of the country. At CWC‘s Iraq Petroleum 2012 conference in London last week, Dr Rowsch N Shaways told Padraig O’Hannelly for Iraq Business News : "To my knowledge, Exxon is still operating in the South, with current contracts. […]

Statement by Iraqi Deputy PM on Oil Contracts

Statement by the office of the Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq, Dr Rowsch Shaways: In the last few days, some media outlets have reported statements by federal Iraqi government officials related to the oil contract with Exxon Mobil and a potential contract with Total. These statements have drawn the attention of many local and foreign […]