The April 16 bombing of pipelines near the Tigris has sent oil spilling into the river and endangered the water supply for millions of Iraqis.
Because of chronic setbacks at the Fao storage depot, Iraq will fail to meet its export potential until at least 2018, preventing the sale of billions of dollars worth of oil.
If Turkey allows Kurdistan to export oil without Baghdad's permission, it would likely break a treaty with Iraq, adding a huge layer of legal risk to KRG oil sales.
The head of one of the most strategically valuable investors in Iraqi Kurdistan's oil sector talks production plans and pipeline tie-ins.
The U.S. government’s top energy diplomat discusses American efforts to help Iraq rise to the top of the global oil industry.
As new offshore export facilities come online, Iraq has the opportunity to increase oil sales, despite enduring security and infrastructure challenges.
Key oil revenue disputes are too much to overcome now that campaigning for April 30 national elections has begun.
Militants have disabled Iraq's northern export pipeline since March, and are now targeting other energy infrastructure.
A bilateral gas pipeline deal between Basra province and Iran could circumvent Baghdad's energy sector authority and conflict with UN sanctions.
The West Qurna 1 field now has PetroChina and Pertamina partners, though ExxonMobil retains operator role.