Exploration & Production

Kurdistan still a good investment proposition, say IOCs

Oil and gas operators are confident Iraqi Kurdistan remains a safe and stable place to invest, despite bomb attacks in the capital that killed six on Sunday.
By Leigh Elston 1 October 2013 0 4164

Oil and gas operators are confident Iraqi Kurdistan remains a safe and stable place to invest, despite bomb attacks in the capital that killed six on Sunday.

“The general perception is this is a one-off terrorist attack that could happen anywhere. It’s not a Kurdistan-specific issue – there’s not suddenly people who disagree with energy from Kurdistan being taken to Turkey, or people who think that Kurdistan is trying to separate itself from Iraq,” a source close to an oil and gas company operating in the...