Iraq: New Field Start-Ups Offer Some Respite From Recent Woes
First production from Garraf and Lukoil plans to expedite West Qurna-2 start-up provide welcome news after months of stagnating Iraqi oil output.
But the respite is likely to be short-lived amid confusion over the timing of export infrastructure work that may curtail both exports and production in September.
Iraqi Oil Minister ‘Abd al-Karim al-Laibi said on 3 September that...