Since 18/08/2016 21:18 pm (Baghdad time)
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The spokesman for the Oil Ministry, Assem Jihad, said that Iraq resumed pumping crude from fields operated by the North Oil Company, run by the Iraqi government, which, through a pipeline to the Kurdistan region of Turkey.
A spokesman for the oil ministry in Baghdad said on Thursday that Iraq resumed pumping crude from fields operated by state-run North Oil Company, which the Kurds through a pipeline to Turkey.
The spokesman Assem Jihad said that about 70 thousand barrels a day being pumped through the pipeline, which is controlled by the Kurdistan Regional authorities, but gave no further details.
The pumping stopped in March because of a dispute between the federal government in Baghdad and the Kurdistan Regional Government over control of oil exports from the Kurdistan region.
It is supposed to ease the resumption of crude pumped through the pipeline Kurdish financial burden on the Iraqi Kurdistan government, which were badly damaged by the collapse of oil prices two years ago.
In February, Kurdish officials that the economic crisis may increase the cases of evasion of military service between the peshmerga forces fighting the organization of the Islamic state, which controls the vast territory west of the Kurdish region warned.
The new oil minister in Baghdad Jabar Ali Allaibi expressed optimism at his appointment on Monday the possibility of solving the problem with the Kurds.
Face Oil Minister Jabbar Luaibi, Thursday, increasing the production of petroleum products and reduce the proportion of imported into the half.
A statement by the Ministry of Oil received / balances News / copy of the "Allaibi revealed during a meeting Thursday with agents and general managers in the ministry, for the development of a solid and integrated action plan for development of the oil sector in the country," stressing "the need to work as one team in order to develop the oil sector. "
He explained Allaibi According to the statement, "We will work to overcome the obstacles hindering the development of the oil sector," stressing the need to resume the national effort within the ministry companies for the development of this important sector in the country. "
However, the Oil Ministry denied on the tongue, Assem Jihad, the intention of raising the prices of oil derivatives, and as pointed out that filling stations operate until the late hours of the day, showed that the oil minister Jabbar Laibi face the need to raise the level of stations to mobilize fuel to the ranks of developed nations.[/ltr]
[ltr]He said ministry spokesman Assem Jihad said that "prices of petroleum products are fixed-rate and thus there is no intention of the ministry to raise it," noting that "the price of a liter of gasoline has improved 450 dinars and 750 dinars for high-octane gasoline imports."
Jihad said that "the new oil minister Jabbar Laibi face the need to raise the level of mobilization of fuel stations to the ranks of developed countries to provide the best services to the citizens."
But the oil minister, face the necessity "to take advantage of international experiences with regard to the distribution and mobilization of petroleum products terminals in form and substance," he underlined "the need to improve local product of benzene because of its positive impact on the citizen."
He called on the new Minister of Iraqi oil to "improve the quality of diesel and construction of a large warehouse in the Khor Al-Zubair to be Iraq window of export to the world," he said, adding "the ministry has sought to work with specialized companies to expand the area of exploration for crude oil that leads to the result to increase production."
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