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Third Oil and Gas Conference in Kurdistan Successfully Ended

The 3rd Kurdistan Iraq Oil and Gas Conference, run by The CWC Group, attracts around 850 executives from the energy industry as well as senior diplomats from across the world.

The 3rd Kurdistan-Iraq Oil & Gas Conference was officially opened by the Kurdistan Prime Minister H.E. Nechirvan Barzani on Monday 2nd December. In his opening remarks, Prime Minister Barzani highlighted Kurdistan’s contribution to the global energy market and reiterated Kurdistan’s commitment to the Iraqi constitution in the Region’s dealings with Turkey. Nechirvan …

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Iraq Warns Turkey Over Kurdistan Oil Ties

KRG Publishes the Monthly Export Report for June 2015.

Baghdad officials have voiced strong opposition to any energy deals between Ankara and the KRG, insisting that only they have authority to make energy deals, a claim disputed by both Ankara and the KRG. According to Sinan Ulgen, a visiting scholar Carnegie Institute in Brussels, energy cooperation between Ankara and …

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Erdogan To Visit Baghdad for Energy Ties

Erdogan will visit Baghdad and Erbil in the next weeks.

Turkey and Iraqi Kurds have agreed to finalize a comprehensive energy deal, pending a visit by Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani to Baghdad to convince the Iraqi capital to grant its consent. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Barzani held a three-hour meeting yesterday with the participation of Turkish …

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KRG Signs Energy Deal With Turkey

A flame rises from a pipeline at Tawke oil field near Duhok. Photo: Azad Lashkari for Reuters

Turkey may sign a new energy contract with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) during the visit of KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani this week, Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yıldız announced yesterday. “New energy deals may be signed during Barzani’s visit this week. The main aim of these deals will be …

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