Iraq smashed its sales gas output record in 2016; 1H17 output was higher still.   But it will continue to flare more gas than it captures for some time to come.

Iraq is looking to build on its recent successes in boosting sales gas production with a number of projects under development. Strong gains over the past 18 months have been driven by improvements in tackling gas flaring. But with some 60% of gross gas still flared, much more work is required.

Increased sales gas volumes...