Posts Tagged ‘Energy’

Iraq looks to raise profile with OPEC candidate

by Prashant Rao Note: This article was originally published by AFP on June 12, 2012. It can be found in full here. BAGHDAD (AFP) – As Iraq increases oil output and emerges as a key supplier, it is now pushing a candidate for OPEC secretary general, part of efforts to boost its profile and retake [...]


Tough contracts hurt Iraq energy auction: analysts

by Prashant Rao Note: This article was originally published by AFP on June 1, 2012. It can be found in full here. BAGHDAD (AFP) – A landmark Iraqi auction for oil and gas exploration blocks was a disappointment because of poor contract terms on offer and a lack of requisite energy infrastructure, analysts say. The [...]