Middle East Economic Survey


No 19



Iraqs Oil Field Bid Rounds Development Or Stabilization?

By Greg Muttitt

Mr Muttitt is an independent researcher, writer and consultant on Iraqi oil policy. He previously worked at the London-based NGO Platform, where he campaigned for a greater voice of Iraqi civil society in long-term oil decisions.

As Iraq pushes ahead with its plans to bring in international companies to carry out oil investment, a wider perspective on the role of oil...