IRAQ

State-controlled Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (Taqa) said on 8 August that it had suspended its operations at the Atrush block in Iraqi Kurdistan, joining a long list of foreign operators that have curbed their activities and withdrawn staff from the autonomous region.

It said that as a result of recent developments and escalating instability around the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Taqa has suspended operations at Atrush in the central part of the territory and significantly reduced...