Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLIX

No 37

11-Sept-2006

IRAQ

KRG Claims Strong IOC Interest In Kurdistan, Sets Ambitious 200,000 B/D 2008 Target

The energy authorities in the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) of northern Iraq have been approached by 10 medium-to-major size [oil] companies who have indicated a readiness to do business in the region, according to Minister for Natural Resources Ashti Hawrami, in an interview posted on the KRG website on 22 August. He was responding to a comment...