TITLE

Iraq's Wildcats

AUTHOR(S)
Helman, Christopher
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;1/8/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the major oil exploration projects of U.S. companies in Kurdish controlled territory despite the military tensions in the Middle East. A crew funded by Prime Natural Resources of Houston started drilling for crude oil in northern Iraq in September 2006 under the supervision of Kurdish Oil Protection Force. Calibre Energy also holds a stake in the said project.
ACCESSION #
23809183

 

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