Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 17

23-Apr-2007

IRAQ

ConocoPhillips Still Hopes To Partner Lukoil On West Qurna Development

ConocoPhillips still hopes to partner Lukoil on the development of the West Qurna oilfield in Iraq if security and legal hurdles can be crossed, its CEO Jim Mulva said on 17 April in an interview with Reuters. In 2004, ConocoPhillips and Lukoil established a broad-based strategic alliance which included the intention to jointly seek the right to develop the giant West...