Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLIX

No 27

3-Jul-2006

Shahristani Lays Down Aggressive Oil Output Targets As Kirkuk Exports Resume

Following the recent restart of Kirkuk oil exports via the northern export route to the Turkish port of Ceyhan (MEES, 26 June), Iraq’s Oil Minister Husain al-Shahristani has won some political credit for the new permanent government by announcing improved oil production and an ambitious series of oil production targets that would see output rise to...