Posts Tagged ‘Carroll’
12 November 2004
Iraq plans to revive its national oil company, dismantled by Saddam Hussein, by the end of the year. But the structure and role of Iraq National Oil Co. are proving highly contentious, with arguments between Iraqi oil veterans, oil ministry officials and politicians in the interim establishment a reflection of the conflicting visions of Iraq’s future. Energy Intelligence Middle East correspondent Ruba Husari reports on the controversy, plus the high stakes involved.
When interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi outlined his vision for the future of Iraq’s oil …
7 May 2003
With current efforts in Iraq’s oil sector focusing on near-term repairs and restoration, cooperation between officials from the US and Iraq is proceeding smoothly. But Iraqi oil technocrats appear more skeptical about cooperation with the US on long-term policy, according to soundings by International Oil Daily in Baghdad.
There is already internal debate among Iraqi officials about the correct course for the industry going forward, with some wanting to sort out this stance before a US-appointed advisory committee — which Washington wants to help shape future oil …
6 May 2003
The US-led Office of Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance in Iraq (ORHA) on Saturday announced the appointment of the director general of planning at the Iraqi oil ministry, Thamer al-Ghadban, as chief executive of the interim management team for the Iraqi oil sector.
It did not set a timeframe for the interim management of the oil ministry and companies under its auspices, which al-Ghadban will also be in charge of, including the Iraqi State Oil Marketing Organization (Somo).
ORHA also announced for the first time the official appointment …