Iran, Iraq enhance energy ties in visit

NAJAF, Iraq, March 4 (UPI) -- Iraqi and Iranian energy ministers inaugurated construction of a power plant in Najaf, part of enhanced ties announced during the Iranian president's visit.

Iraq Electricity Ministry, workers to talk

BAGHDAD, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Iraq's electricity sector workers say a sit-in last week resulted in the power minister's agreement to discuss their demands.

Iraq power workers sit-in over ministry

NASIRIYAH, Iraq, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Workers in Iraq's Nasiriyah power station staged a sit-in, demanding the Electricity Ministry do more to help them keep the plant in operation.

Iran grant to provide Najaf electricity

NAJAF, Iraq, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Iran will start development of a power station in Iraq's Najaf province, a 320 megawatt grant from its neighbor, a provincial spokesman said.

Power in Iraq's north cut by fuel, Turkey

BAGHDAD, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Gas feeding northern Iraq power generators and supply from Turkey has been cut, hampering an electricity sector also facing regular attacks.

Iran commits to Iraq's power sector

KARBALA, Iraq, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Iraq's power sector, looking for needed investors, is getting the loudest and most active response from neighboring Iran.

Analysis: Iraq to privatize electricity

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Two of Iraq’s many needs right now are more electricity and more investment. A law currently being drafted would satisfy both, paving the way for foreign and domestic private companies to build power plants, a step toward fully privatizing the entire electricity sector.
BEN LANDO, UPI Energy Editor

Analysis: Iraq oil law (still) coming soon

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- The question is simple enough on the third and final day of a major Iraq energy conference where hundreds of hungry oil men and women broke bread with Iraq’s industry chiefs, politicians and technocrats: when will Baghdad set the ground rules for the international oil community’s long-awaited venture into the largest oil prize on earth?
BEN LANDO, UPI Energy Editor
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