Energy & Mining
    By Peg Mackey and Andrew Callus
    LONDON (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurdistan's crude oil is plentiful and easy to get at, rare among undeveloped energy resources. The man managing it, a former North Sea engineer and consultant turned politician, knows how to attract investment.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 20, 2012, 5:18 PM EDT
  • China's CNOOC wants to boost its domestic oil reserves

    China's biggest offshore oil producer CNOOC is poised to snap up Canadian rival Nexen in a $15.1bn (£9.7bn) deal.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 20, 2012, 11:39 AM EDT