NO. 29


Iraq's Oil: The Economic And Political Constraints

by Dr. Fadhil J. Chalabi

The following is the text of the paper delivered by Dr. Fadhil Chalabi at theFifth Annual Conference of the Centre for Global Energy Studies (CGES) held inLondon on 10-11 April. Dr. Chalabi is Executive Director of the CGES.

In the entire history of the world petroleum industry, the victimization ofIraqi oil is unique. International power politics and internal self-destructivepolicies have...