Articles

Muddy Waters: Iraq’s Water Injection Needs

Authors: Robin Mills , Mohammed Walji

Iraq’s current and continuing plans for major oil production growth require pressure support for reservoirs, which is likely to be provided mainly by water injection. This study covers the need for water injection, the progress made to date, and future plans, for central and southern Iraq. It does

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4TH IRAQ ENERGY FORUM IN BAGHDAD ON 28th & 29th March 2018

4 th IEF Theme: Towards Energy Investment & Regional Cooperation

On March 28th-29th 2018 , Baghdad will host the fourth Iraq Energy Forum in the Royal Tulip al-Rasheed Hotel. Held under the patronage of the Iraqi Government, the event brings together an exclusive line up of policy makers, government officials, industry leaders,

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THE CONCLUSION OF IRAQ ENERGY FORUM 2017

The Conclusion of Iraq Energy Forum 2017

Iraq needs a large economic reform program in the energy sector

Iraq Energy Institute, Baghdad, 6th April 2017

The Iraq Energy Forum 2017 concluded its April 2-4 proceedings at Al-Rasheed Hotel, which were held under the motto, “Iraq: Towards an Effective Energy Sector and

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اختتام اعمال منتدى العراق للطاقة ٢٠١٧

اختتام اعمال منتدى العراق للطاقة ٢٠١٧

العراق يحتاج الى برنامج اصلاح اقتصادي كبير في قطاع الطاقة

٦ نيسان ٢٠١٧، بغداد – معهد العراق للطاقة

أختتم اعمال منتدى العراق للطاقة 2017 في بغداد – فندق الرشيد للفترة من 2 – 4 نيسان والذي عقد تحت شعار " العراق - نحو قطاع طاقة ناجع واقتصاد متعدد

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A BREATH OF LIFE FOR IRAQ’S DOWNSTREAM DEVELOPMENT

By Mohammed Mehdi Walji and Yesar Mustafa

With production reaching 4.804mbpd at the end of 2016, Iraq’s oil minister is optimistic for the future announcing plans to increase production to 6mbpd by the year 2020. Whilst upstream water injection proposals are in place to facilitate this production increase, does Iraq have the downstream

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ANNOUNCING IRAQ ENERGY FORUM 2017: TOWARDS AN EFFECTIVE ENERGY SECTOR AND ECONOMIC DIVERSITY

IEF 2017: Iraq Post ISIS - Towards an Effective Energy Sector and Economic Diversity

On April 2nd – 3rd April 2017, Baghdad will host the third Iraq Energy Forum in the Royal Tulip al-Rasheed Hotel. Held under the patronage of the Iraqi Government with the support of the Ministry of Oil, the event brings together an exclusive line up

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IRAQ OIL - 2017 OUTLOOK

Iraqi oil output has continued to rise despite turmoil in the north. Further growth will be more difficult

Luay Al Khatteeb, Founding director of the Iraq Energy Institute and nonresident Fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy (Columbia University-SIPA)

On the face of it, Iraq's beleaguered oil industry has braved the worst of

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IS OIL REALLY FINANCING IS?

Luay Al Khatteeb | February 2016 | The Petroleum Economist

Editors’ Note: The terror group’s crude production, trade and revenue have been vastly over-estimated. It continues to depend on foreign financing to sustain its war machine, argues Luay al-Khatteeb.

IT WAS the story of 2015: not only was the so-called Islamic State (

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KIRKUK: IRAQ'S JERUSALEM

By Luay Al Khatteeb , The Foreign Affairs

Kirkuk has a long history of trouble. A town of almost one million people in a province that jabs into the heart of the Iraqi Kurdish territory, it was once a staging area for Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein’s campaigns against the Kurds. That fight was briefly joined by one Kurdish party, the

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