Ahl al-Naft magazine 1951-1958 (a source for the economic and social history of Kirkuk)


The research seeks to study the contents of one of the magazines of the oil sector. It was founded in the early 1950's by the Iraq Petroleum Company Ltd , based in London and invested in the oil fields of Kirkuk and established the oil industry there. The Journal of the Ahl al-Naft, is an important source of the local history and the study of economic, social and cultural development in Kirkuk. It was publishing articles on the industrial activities of the company in Kirkuk oil fields. In addition, it followed the constructional movement in Kirkuk by publishing articles about vital and service projects, publishing articles about the sports and cultural movement also during the period of 1951-1958.