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The Need for Middle East Economic Confederal Union

The Need for Middle East Economic Confederal Union

By Luay al-Khatteeb, Azzam Alwash and Harry Istepanian.

The following paper explores the common geo-economic interests of Middle Eastern countries on water, energy, trade and security. It comprises three contributions, an introduction to the proposed goal of

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Ambassador Douglas Silliman Remarks at Iraq Energy Forum

Your Excellency Qasim al-Fahdawi, Dr. Jafar, distinguished panel members and guests, it is a true pleasure to be here today to address this impressive group of leaders and energy experts.

When I addressed this forum last year, I spoke about the need for economic reform. I said that Iraq needed a new economic paradigm, based on private

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Developing Iraq’s Infrastructure Through a Sovereign Wealth Fund

Author: Haneen Latif

The oil sector is the single main source of income for Iraq. The Iraqi government currently employs over 40% of the population with 90% of Iraqi oil revenues being paid as salaries and pensions for the public sector. This leaves little room for supporting the costs of healthcare, education, defense and security

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A Rocky Road: Kurdish Oil and Independence

Author: Robin Mills

The referendum on independence for the hitherto autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) , held on 25th September 2017, has brought global attention. It is well-understood that the region’s oil and gas resources are a critical factor for its future and for its neighbourhood. Along with the referendum, there have

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Muddy Waters: Iraq’s Water Injection Needs

Authors: Robin Mills , Mohammed Walji

Iraq’s current and continuing plans for major oil production growth require pressure support for reservoirs, which is likely to be provided mainly by water injection. This study covers the need for water injection, the progress made to date, and future plans, for central and southern Iraq. It does

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4TH IRAQ ENERGY FORUM IN BAGHDAD ON 28th & 29th March 2018

4 th IEF Theme: Towards Energy Investment & Regional Cooperation

On March 28th-29th 2018 , Baghdad will host the fourth Iraq Energy Forum in the Royal Tulip al-Rasheed Hotel. Held under the patronage of the Iraqi Government, the event brings together an exclusive line up of policy makers, government officials, industry leaders,

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THE CONCLUSION OF IRAQ ENERGY FORUM 2017

The Conclusion of Iraq Energy Forum 2017

Iraq needs a large economic reform program in the energy sector

Iraq Energy Institute, Baghdad, 6th April 2017

The Iraq Energy Forum 2017 concluded its April 2-4 proceedings at Al-Rasheed Hotel, which were held under the motto, “Iraq: Towards an Effective Energy Sector and

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اختتام اعمال منتدى العراق للطاقة ٢٠١٧

اختتام اعمال منتدى العراق للطاقة ٢٠١٧

العراق يحتاج الى برنامج اصلاح اقتصادي كبير في قطاع الطاقة

٦ نيسان ٢٠١٧، بغداد – معهد العراق للطاقة

أختتم اعمال منتدى العراق للطاقة 2017 في بغداد – فندق الرشيد للفترة من 2 – 4 نيسان والذي عقد تحت شعار " العراق - نحو قطاع طاقة ناجع واقتصاد متعدد

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A BREATH OF LIFE FOR IRAQ’S DOWNSTREAM DEVELOPMENT

By Mohammed Mehdi Walji and Yesar Mustafa

With production reaching 4.804mbpd at the end of 2016, Iraq’s oil minister is optimistic for the future announcing plans to increase production to 6mbpd by the year 2020. Whilst upstream water injection proposals are in place to facilitate this production increase, does Iraq have the downstream

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