Following the war in Iraq, many firms from the UK and US have sought to extend their influence into the region. But it could be a long time before any of them reap the benefits of the Iraqi energy sector, says Sophie Evans
The move off the starting blocks into Iraq has been understandably cautious. Although no law firm has yet extended its Middle East network to include a Baghdad office, the energy opportunities represented by the reconstruction of Iraq are, for many companies, clearly too promising to pass up.
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