Iraq, BP sign Kirkuk oilfield development contract, oil official says

BASRA, Iraq, May 7 (Reuters) - Iraq's state-run North Oil Company on Monday signed an agreement with BP to develop the northern Kirkuk field, an Iraqi oil official said.

The agreement was signed in the southern Iraqi city of Basra, he told Reuters. (Reporting by Aref Mohammed; Writing by Maher Chmaytelli; Editing by Mark Potter)