Middle East Economic Survey


No 23



Baghdad Gears Up For Upstream Opening

Iraq intends to sign Technical Support Agreements (TSAs) with foreign oil majors by the end of June and beyond this the Oil Ministry is working hard to launch an upstream bidding round this year, federal Oil Minister Husain al-Shahristani told MEES in an exclusive interview on 1 June. Iraqs upstream capacity expansion plans are being implemented amid major political changes both at a national level and...