Irbil Threatens To End Export Deal Amid Rising Oil Tensions With Baghdad

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on 15 March said non-payment on the part of Baghdad for its crude exports was prompting it to consider cutting volumes. The following day, Iraq’s oil minister said ExxonMobil had informed him it would “freeze its contract” with the Kurds, Reuters reported.


A KRG statement denied federal claims that it was supplying only 65,000 b/d, saying...