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Iraq: Shahristani Sees 3.5Mn B/D End-Year Production, Pessimistic On KRG
 
Husain al-Shahristani, Iraq’s Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs and architect of Iraq’s post-war energy policy, is optimistic that 3.5mn b/d production is achievable by end-2013 as Majnoon restarts. But he is less hopeful a near-term export deal with the KRG can be reached.
 
The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has failed to respond to an Iraqi government request to...