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Iraq will be a "big player" at OPEC's meeting in Angola later this month over its allocated crude production quota following a string of deals with oil majors, a senior US embassy official said on Sunday.
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries meeting in Luanda on December 22 will come shortly after Baghdad set ambitious output targets at a Friday-Saturday auction of Iraqi oil field contracts to foreign energy firms.
"They're going to have to negotiate with their OPEC partners on that one," the official at the embassy in Baghdad told reporters, on condition of anonymity,
Originally posted by Max_TOAt current does the U.S receive any financial compensation from the Iraq government to help support the troops , or in helping the U.S in there efforts to build permeant bases ?