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Progress in Petrochemical Science

Oil & Gas Industry of Kurdistan Region of Iraq: Challenges and Opportunities

  • Open or Close Ibtisam Kamal*

    Petroleum Geosciences department, Soran University, Kurdistan region-Iraq

    *Corresponding author: Ibtisam Kamal, Petroleum Geosciences department, Soran University, Kurdistan region-Iraq

Submission: June 22, 2018; Published: July 02, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/PPS.2018.02.000537

ISSN 2637-8035
Volume2 Issue3


Kurdistan region of Iraq became one of the active areas for onshore oil and gas exploration in recent years.In spite of the continuing progress made in exploration, drilling, completion and production combined with the improving infrastructure which is expected to allow Kurdistan Region of Iraq to be a significant factor in the oil world there is some challenges face this progress. The article gives an overview of the oil and gas reserves production capacity and cost of oil and gas, in addition to highlighting the challenges to oil sector and the guides to improving the management of oil and gas industry in Kurdistan region.

Keywords: Kurdistan region of Iraq; Oil and gas industry; Challenges; Management

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