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PM Barzani: We Will Not Export More Oil Than Agreement Allows

Workers adjust a valve of an oil pipe in Tawke oil field near Duhok.

Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani promised that the Erbil would keep its oil exports limited to the amount agreed with the central government in Baghdad. “There is an agreement with the central government, but they think we will have to export more than what we do currently,” Barzani said …

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How Exxon Helped Make Iraqi Kurdistan

All of the six blocks that Exxon owns as per agreement with the KRG.

In January 2011, Exxon hired one of the best connected men in Iraq: Ali Khedery, an American of Iraqi descent who had served in Baghdad as a special assistant to five U.S. ambassadors and a senior adviser to three U.S. generals. At a meeting with Exxon a few months later to analyze …

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