Iraq and French oil major Total are in talks to jointly work on developing associated gas and solar power projects, the country’s oil minister said March 17, as OPEC’s second-largest producer seeks to reduce dependence on Iranian energy imports needed for power generation. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Iraq and Total, which signed on Jan. 27 a memorandum of understanding for developing “big projects”, want to cooperate on associated gas projects in Ratawi in the south, Diyala in the east and Anbar in the northeast, Ihsan Ismaael said in a ministry statement. Iraq’s oil minister and a Total delegation also discussed potential development of solar power projects in the country’s central and […]