Middle East
  • If Ankara is to play the powerbroking role in Iraqi Kurdistan to which it aspires, it must quickly ease its own diplomatic tensions with Baghdad and get the central government and Arbil to agree to share oil and gas revenues.Middle East,Hussain al-Shahristani,Iraq,Iraq–Turkey relations,Kurdistan,Kurdistan Regional Government,oil and gas,Taner Yildiz,Turkey,Alex Erquicia

    Turkey_Iraqi Kurdistan
  • fullres

    Two oil-export pipelines will give Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region more economic clout in its quest for independence from Baghdad.Middle East,Arbil,Baghdad,Emaar Properties,Iraq,Iraqi Kurdistan,Kurdistan Regional Government,Nineveh,oil and gas reserves,oil export pipeline,pipeline Kurdistan,Taq Taq oilfield,Alex Erquicia

    Published Date : Oct 31, 2013, 7:56 PM EDT
  • China's largest state-owned energy firm poised to buy into what is potentially one of the world's largest oil fields.Middle East,China,ExxonMobil,Iraq,Lukoil,oil and gas,PetroChina,West Qurna Field,Paul Maidment
    Published Date : Aug 09, 2013, 3:12 PM EDT
  • afghanistan

    What is Afghanistan's economic outlook when the country’s security forces take over by the end of 2014 and NATO forces leave? Middle East,Afghanistan,Afghanistan economy,Hamid Karzai,International Monetary Fund,Mining,Opium,World Bank,Alex Erquicia

    Published Date : Jul 25, 2013, 3:05 PM EDT