Oil: The expansion of gas systems for wheels will save $ 2.5 billion annually
08:41 - 02/12/2019
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Information / Baghdad ..
The General Company for the mobilization and gas services, on Monday, a ministerial plan to raise the volume of gas associated with oil production operations to 16 thousand tons per day during the next three years, stressing that production is currently up to 6 thousand tons, while noting that the expansion of the installation of gas systems for wheels will contribute By providing $ 2.5 billion annually to import gasoline.
The company's general manager Ali al-Moussawi said in a statement reported by the official newspaper "Sabah" and informed him / information /, that "the company has succeeded during the last few years to obtain the certificate (ISO) from one of the international companies specialized in this field, especially as this certificate is a proof of quality Working with international standards, this is necessary for the company's accreditation at various levels of specialization. ”
Al-Moussawi added that the company witnessed during the last few years the addition of new activities, including the installation of gas systems for wheels as fuel alternative to gasoline and the use of liquid gas for industrial projects such as brick factories and other, that is, the company has exceeded the activity of filling cylinders and submitted to the citizen only.
Moussawi stressed that "the company was facing the problem is the lack of surplus liquid gas, which was imported by [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
several years ago because of the non-investment gas associated with the extraction of crude oil, so required expansion of its activity, but after increasing investment and the entry of international companies in this area since nearly three Years, a ministerial plan was prepared through specialized companies that started working to increase the quantities of gas invested from the associated gas and reach production to 5,000 tons per day and sometimes up to 6,000 tons per day from all fields, in addition to the refineries produce a good amount. Counts on user sites Rajia fields in the gas Basra and the south. ”
Al-Moussawi revealed a program to develop the fields of Maysan province, such as Halfaya and Al-Gharaf. To reduce the consumption of gasoline, whose annual import amounts are estimated at two and a half billion dollars. This amount is huge. In the process of replacing gasoline systems from the wheels and there are those who stood in the face of this project.
Al-Moussawi explained that "the company has 23 workshops to add systems design capacity 2500 vehicles per month and was supposed to be double this number if the project was presented as an investment opportunity for international companies through the introduction of Iraq," revealing that "there are more than 9 thousand wheels currently working material This is a positive step towards the subsequent important steps to transform the wheels of state institutions and departments of 80 thousand cars to work with gas in coordination with the Secretariat of the Council of Ministers.
He pointed out that the number of stations allocated for filling gas wheels in coordination with the distribution company is more than 45 stations and is expected to reach 100 stations, in addition, the company has given investors the opportunity to build liquid gas stations only, as well as granting government laboratories and some private factories license to mobilize cars With gas. ” Done / 25