UPDATE 3-Exxon to pick W.Qurna buyer soon -Iraq's Shahristani 
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/14/iraq-oil-exxon-idUSL5E8MDC3820121114 

Syrian Crisis Drives Kurdish Push for Independence 

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http://www.thenational.ae/thenationalconversation/industry-insights/energy/iraq-energy-sector-to-benefit-from-china