Iraq plans to increase its exports through the port of Amiya to more than one million barrels per day
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The Oil Ministry announced, on Sunday, the lifting of the export capacity of the oil port Amiya south of the country, more than one million barrels per day one, noting it seeks to raise the production capacity of the field south Allhis more than 120 thousand barrels per day, while questioned the Commission on the parliamentary energy potential of the ministry on the promotion of oil ports and the development of various sectors.
Iraq exports most of its oil through the ports of al - Amaya and the port of Basra oilfields, in addition to a single floating platforms for export. And inspects over the past two days, a senior delegation from the Ministry of Oil, the oil ports in Basra province.
According to Assem Jihad , spokesman for the ministry's (range), " The tour included a visit to the oil port of Basra for the follow - up process of rehabilitation of some important facilities in the port and meeting workers and to commend their efforts outstanding, as well as meeting their needs , " noting that " the ministerial delegation also lose the center control of the president 's oil exports through unilateral floaters ".
He adds Jihad, that " the ministry is seeking and within its plans to increase the export capacity of the port of al - Amaya oil south of the country to more than one million barrels per day one," noting that "Basra Oil Company is currently conducting rehabilitation and development of the port of Amiya , in order to increase export capacity and reach out to rates big".
It indicates the official spokesman for the Ministry of Oil, that " the current available capacity of the port is 250 thousand barrels per day, and we plan to expand and increase after the completion of development projects which include building new pipelines and the establishment of pumping stations and reservoirs to more than 600 thousand barrels during the coming period, reaching rates export more than more than one million barrels over the next few years , "noting that" this comes within the ministry 's plans to increase export capacity Alkhoznip and export outlets south of the country. " Furthermore, the oil ministry confirmed, it seeks to raise the production capacity of the field Allhis south, to more than 120 thousand barrels per day Alouhd. Said Undersecretary of the Ministry of Oil Affairs extraction Karim Hattab , in a statement I followed (range), said that " the ministry within its plans will raise the production capacity of the field Allhis oil in southern Iraq to more than 120 thousand barrels per day, over the next few months, adding 20 thousand barrels per day production which is the current of 100 thousand barrels. "
Hattab stressed that " the ministry attaches great importance to the national effort to develop oil fields as well as the development of licensing rounds fields , " noting that "the oil minister Jabbar Ali Allaibi instructed the formation of committees and field teams to follow up on the completion of rehabilitation and development projects in the oil fields."
He explained Undersecretary of the Ministry of Oil, the "Allhis field is one of the most promising fields that are being developed by national effort, as well as provide the national grid for electric power generation and gas capacity of 35 million cubic feet per day record."
In a related context, the Commission called for parliamentary power, the Iraqi government to monitor the amount of the perpetuation of the oil ports of imports of the oil sector, indicating that the ministry is still insufficient mechanisms to promote the productive sectors and development. The committee member Jamal cougars, that " the oil sector went through, passive stations including licensing rounds known to all specialists in the oil sector, but I think that the Oil Ministry can provide a clear vision about the future development of their sectors , " noting that " the oil sector in Iraq , the development of the issue very sensitive, and the Iraqi government to take this sector seriously, because we rentier state entirely dependent on the oil sector. " He adds PANTHER (range), that " the country is witnessing operations substantial depletion of oil energy, which takes all amounts of oil to the consumer side without the allocation of funds to sustain the oil sector , " explaining that " the perpetuation of that sector semi - parked we have, and the concerned authorities concern about such a step by allocating the share of oil imports for the development of oil our sectors, so that we can continue to benefit from these imports. " And on the possibility of advancement rates of oil production, said a member of the Committee of the parliamentary energy that " the country will witness an economic breakthrough after the elimination Daesh," he said , " The elimination of terrorist groups, will open the doors of investment in Iraq, more than it is over the past three difficult years, which passed out, so I think the development is coming, but its size depends on the capabilities of the ministry about it. "
He explained cougars, that "the oil ministry mechanisms, are still insufficient to promote oil sectors and developed, The amounts observatory has a very marginal, the fact that the country is going through a severe crisis, including security, political, economic and all accumulated at the same time , as well as that Iraq does not have a dedicated financial stock for this development ".
Among cougars, that " the Iraqi oil sector, a sector still needs to perpetuate outdated and constant development," calling on " the Iraqi government to take this seriously."
He pointed out the parliamentary energy member that " the committee has meetings going on with the Oil Ministry, to discuss this subject, through direct communication with the oil minister and other officials in the ministry, and do not hide the existence of a real response by the new minister, the opposite of former ministers, but unfortunately the potential of the ministry is limited what makes it work is very slow. "
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