The KRG trying to become a self-sufficient producer of fuel – a goal made more urgent by intensifying security and political challenges.
Kurdistan's defense minister spells out the kit needed to take back towns from ISIS, and says the KRG has to "unify and institutionalize" the Peshmerga.
In the aftermath of the rise of ISIS, Kirkuk's governor discusses Iraq's territorial disputes, control of the province's oil fields, and the future of BP.
September was the third-highest month for oil exports in 2014, as Iraq's new oil minister sets his sights on removing infrastructure bottlenecks and other obstacles to development.
Shahristani's bloc vows to boycott and the Kurds threaten to do the same if their demands go unmet, while Interior and Defense ministries remain unassigned for now.
Far away from the threat of IS militants, Iraq's oil capital is slipping toward lawlessness after a month of abductions and explosions.
A bilateral gas pipeline deal between Basra province and Iran could circumvent Baghdad's energy sector authority and conflict with UN sanctions.
Amidst complaints over unpaid land compensation, protesters have disrupted the Russian oil giant's development of a KRG exploration block.