Amit Lang, director general of Israel’s Ministry of Economy, was in Houston recently seeking investment in the country’s nascent energy industry, and says it can offer high-tech water treatment and cyber-security technology in return.
Iraq’s ambassador to the United States said Friday that he “sees positive signs” in the recently launched negotiations between Iraq and Kurdistan regarding oil revenue-sharing agreements, among other points of dispute.
Oil production has provided the extremist Sunni group with a significant source of revenue, even though the Islamic State produces only a fraction of the oil capacity from the territory it controls and likely sells its oil at a deeply discounted price on the black market.
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