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Payment terms unclear for Kurdistan oil exports
Kurdistan oil was set to start flowing through Iraq’s northern export pipeline as GSN went to press, a range of sources said, including to one of the international companies whose field is covered by a recent compromise deal between the federal Ministry of Oil (MOO) and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)’s Natural Resources Ministry. And yet, thanks to a determination on both sides not to compromise on fundamental issues of principle, it is still unclear how the exporting IOCs will be paid.
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