Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLIX

No 36

04-Sept-2006

Kurdish Draft Oil Law Demonstrates Strident Political Ambitions In Months Ahead

The Kurdish Regional Governments (KRG) draft petroleum law and proposed production-sharing agreement published in early August demonstrate the broad scope of Iraqi Kurds political ambitions to bolster their position as a distinct and separate entity within the federal Iraqi state. The draft law, which includes a proposed petroleum law for Iraq that has been sent...