Iraq making efforts to attract foreign oil and gas investments

Environmental and regional political challenges mean Iraq needs more investment while balancing its OPEC commitments.

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    Iraq’s government wants to see a big increase in oil production.

    Oil and natural gas make up 90 percent of the country’s revenue.

    But years of war and new environmental challenges are making it difficult to attract vital international investment.

     

    Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports from the Majnoon oil field near the Iranian border.


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