Middle East Economic Survey


No 22  


Iraq Oil Activity Gathers Pace In Both South And North

Iraqi officials and foreign oil executives late last month released details of their first phase work programs, which should see 600,000 b/d of new crude oil production capacity added by end-2011. Understandably, given the size of the projects involved, Basra province’s giant projects are capturing the headlines; but away from the limelight, in Iraq’s...