Iraq Energy Outlook
World Energy Outlook Special Report
Iraq is already the world’s third-largest oil exporter. It hasthe resources and intention to increase its oil productionvastly. Contracts are already in place.Will Iraq’s ambitions be realised? And what would theimplications be or Iraq’s economy and or world oil markets?The obstacles are ormidable: political, logistical, legal, regulatory,fnancial, lack o security and sufcient skilled labour. Oneexample: in 2011, grid electricity could meet only 55% o demand.The International Energy Agency has studied these issues with thesupport and close co-operation o the government o Iraq and manyother leading ofcials, commentators, industry representatives andinternational experts. This special report, in the
World Energy Outlook
series, presents the fndings.The report:
Examines the role o the energy sector in the Iraqi economy todayand in the uture.
Assesses oil and gas revenues and investment needs.
Provides a detailed analysis o oil, gas and electricity supplythrough to 2035, highlighting the challenges o inrastructuredevelopment and water availability.
Spells out the associated opportunities and risks, both orworld oil markets and or Iraq’s economy and energy sector.
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to be released 12 November 2012