Baghdad, Tehran Tout Gas Import Deal
Senior Iraqi and Iranian energy officials on 21 July finalized a deal for Iraq to import some 850mn cfd (8.8 bcm/year) of Iranian gas. The deal, sure to raise eyebrows in Washington, is just one of a series of politically-charged energy export projects being sponsored by Iran and/or Iraq.
Such projects include: Iran’s planned 750mn cfd ‘Peace Pipeline’ to Pakistan and Iraq’s 1mn...