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Tanker Full of Kurdish oil Arrives in Texas

Coast Guard officials went aboard the tanker United Kalavrvta on Sunday and verified the ship and crew's ability to safely offload the oil, a Coast Guard spokesman said.

A tanker carrying crude oil from Iraqi Kurdistan was cleared by the U.S. Coast Guard to unload its cargo at sea off Texas on Sunday as a State Department official signaled Washington would not intervene to block delivery of the controversial crude. Coast Guard officials went aboard the tanker United …

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Kurdish Officials Discussed Seizing Oil Fields in June

The PM and his cabinet senior officials addressed the MPs on the KRG oil policy in June.

Top Kurdish leaders discussed the takeover of two major oil fields controlled by Baghdad five weeks before they were seized by Kurdish forces, officials told Rudaw. A Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) official said the closed-door parliament session on June 4 included Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani, Minister …

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Erbil Say Will Sue Baghdad If It Blocks Oil Sales

The KRG has also been buoyed by a ruling by Iraq's Federal Supreme Court, which denied Iraq's Oil Ministry request for a preliminary injunction against the KRG's exports.

Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan Region has hit back at Baghdad over independent oil exports, a letter from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) showed, threatening to counter sue the central government for trying to block its sales. The strongly worded letter shows growing confidence from the Kurdish capital Arbil in the long-running …

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