Reuters was first to report that U.S. oil giant Exxon Mobil Corp was moving its foreign staff from Iraq’s West Qurna 1 oilfield to Dubai. The evacuation came just days after the United States withdrew non-essential staff from its embassy in Baghdad, citing a threat from neighboring Iran, which has close ties to the Iraqi Shi’ite militia.
Reuters first to report Exxon evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield
18 May 2019, 12:00 am 1 minute
Type: Reuters Best
Sectors: Commodities & Energy
Regions: Europe / Middle East / Africa