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Abbreviations and Acronyms

bbblbillion barrels
bblbarrel(s)
BCMbillion cubic metres
bpdbarrels per day
EIAEnergy Information Administration
GDPgross domestic product
GOSPgas-oil separation plant
GWgigawatt
IEAInternational Energy Agency
INOCIraq National Oil Company
ISIslamic State
ISFIraqi Security Forces
kbpdthousand barrels per day
KRGKurdish Regional Government
kWhkilowatt-hours
mbpdmillion barrels per day
MCMmillion cubic metres
MERmarket exchange rate
MWmegawatt
NOAANational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
PPPpurchasing power parity
SOMOState Oil Marketing Organization
SPMsingle-point mooring
UNDPUnited Nations Development Programme
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