Middle East Economic Survey


No 14


Development Of Iraq’s Petroleum Capacities

By Husain al-Shahristani

The following paper was presented by Dr Shahristani, Iraq’s Minister of Oil, at the 4th OPEC International Seminar, held in Vienna on 18-19 March.

Iraq’s strategy for efficient utilization of its petroleum resources is based on a fair market share of crude oil and gas in the world energy market, on the one hand, and on adding value to our...