Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 20

14-May-2007

IRAQ

Letter To The Editor

Iraqs Draft Energy Law

Dear Sir,

I wish to refer to the opening article in last weeks MEES, Hopes Of Meeting End-May Deadline For Iraqs Oil Law Recede (MEES, 7 May), in which Issam Chalabi rightly said it was a case of Back To Square One.

Back to square one, indeed,applies to both the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the Ministry of Oil positions. In my paper, published as an Op Ed in MEES on 30 April I said:...