Middle East Economic Survey
Bakkaa Appointed Head Of SOMO
MEES learns that Iraqi Oil Minister Thamir al-Ghadhban has appointed Dhiaa al-Bakkaa as General Manager of SOMO, replacing Shamkhi Faraj who returns to the Ministry of Oil as Expert in the Economic and Finance Department. Mr Bakkaa graduated in economics from Warwick University in 1977 and holds a masters degrees in petroleum economics from Mustansiriya University in Baghdad. He joined SOMO in 1980 and...