Analytical study of the reality and prospects of the refining industry in Iraq during the period (2004-2016


Abstract: The refining industries in Iraq face great difficulties, namely, the inability to increase the production capacity of refineries operating in it or the addition of new production capacities, Although the refining industry in Iraq, it is still a simple industry based on the production of a small number of oil products characterized by low specifications of poor quality and contrary to the environmental legislation in force internationally as well as the inability to meet the need for increasing domestic demand and the limited oil industry on The export of crude oil, which led to the loss of value added resulting from oil refining operations, Compared to what is produced in the world, especially in light of what is known as the leadership in the refining industry