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Iraq Oil Contracts

Iraq Oil Contracts Have Uncertain Future

GlobalPost | Matthew Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Now that the votes have been counted, the first big test facing Iraq's fragile democracy is whether it can make the tra...

Peter W. Galbraith, American Adviser to Kurds, Stands to Reap Huge Oil Profits | JAMES GLANZ and WALTER GIBBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

OSLO -- Peter W. Galbraith, an influential former American ambassador, is a powerful voice on Iraq who helped shape the views of policy makers like Jo...

Iraq Oil: Investors Nervous

New York Times | TIMOTHY WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD -- In its drive to expand and modernize Iraq's oil sector, the government of Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki is stumbling over the competi...

Will Iraq Be a Global Gas Pump? The (Re)Making of a Petro-State

Michael T. Klare | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael T. Klare

Will it all end not with a bang, but with a gusher? The latest oil news out of Iraq offers at least a hint of that country's fate.

BP Group Wins Iraq Oil Contract

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An oil consortium led by British Petroleum has won a contract to develop a large oil field in Iraq, as dozens of international firms compete for the r...

Iraq Cancels Six No-Bid Oil Contracts

New York Times | ANDREW E. KRAMER and CAMPBELL ROBERTSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An Iraqi plan to award six no-bid contracts to Western oil companies, which came under sharp criticism from several United States senators this summer...

U.S. Helped Western Companies Divvy Up Iraqi Oil

NY Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A group of American advisers led by a small State Department team played an integral part in drawing up contracts between the Iraqi government and fiv...