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Iraq Taps Its Oil Riches, But Risks Deter Big Investmenti
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June 20, 2012 12:36 AM
Nine years after the U.S.-led invasion, the Iraqi government says the country is emerging as a global energy giant. A conference in London has brought together leading figures from the government and the oil industry to try to boost investment in Iraq. But as Henry Ridgwell reports from the conference, several risks remain - not least the growing instability in some of Iraq's neighbors.

Iraq Taps Its Oil Riches, But Risks Deter Big Investment

Published June 19, 2012

Nine years after the U.S.-led invasion, the Iraqi government says the country is emerging as a global energy giant. A conference in London has brought together leading figures from the government and the oil industry to try to boost investment in Iraq. But as Henry Ridgwell reports from the conference, several risks remain - not least the growing instability in some of Iraq's neighbors.