After nearly six months on the job, Iraq’s new Oil Minister speaks exclusively to MEES about the state of play in the country’s oil and gas sector. Gas flaring and refining are the biggest challenges, and Mr Ghadhban is opting for a rethink to solve these issues once and for all, while navigating Iraq’s turbulent political landscape.

Interview conducted by Waylon Fairbanks and Jamie Ingram in Baghdad, 8 April.

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