The Authority of the Kurdistan Regional Government over Oil and Gas under the Constitution of Iraq
Article from: OGEL 3 (2008), in Iraq
(1) Article 112 of the Constitution of Iraq gives only a qualified right to the Federal Government to "undertake the management of oil and gas extracted from present fields". This right is to be exercised "with the producing governorates and regional governments", and is subject to a condition of fair distribution of revenue on a basis regulated by law. As to non-producing and future fields, there is under Article 112, Second, no federal right to manage, although regional management of such fields has to respect strategic policies to be formulated by the federal ...