NO. 19


Iraq Invites Wider Participation By Foreign Companies In OilfieldDevelopment In Iraq

Iraq has taken a significant decision to broaden the participation offoreign companies in the development of oilfields in Iraq. The new policy -which was unveiled last week by the Minister of Oil, Mr. Isam al-Chalabi, andthe Under Secretary of the Oil Ministry, Mr. Sami Sharif - is evidently designedto speed up the expansion of Iraq's production capacity with infusions of new...