Monday, 13 August 2012

Iraq warns Total over oil deal in Kurdish region

Source: The Washington Post

Faisal Abdullah, the spokesman of Iraq’s deputy prime minister for energy affairs, said Monday that the government has warned Total that it must quit developing the 4.95 billion barrel Halfaya oil field if it wants to continue the Kurdish deal. Total has a 25 percent share in a consortium led by China’s CNPC that develops Halfaya.

Total declined to comment.

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  1. More on this story from Reuters

    "We have made it clear to Total they have only two choices," he said. "There is no third option."

    See http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/08/13/us-energy-iraq-total-idUSBRE87C09B20120813

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