Parliamentary finance reveals the existence of nine wells to smuggle oil from Kurdistan to Turkey
19:45 - 17/09/2019
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The parliamentary Finance Committee, on Tuesday, the existence of nine oil wells within the Kurdistan region used to smuggle crude oil into Turkey.
Committee member Hanin al-Qadu said in a statement to the information, that "the Kurdistan Regional Government continues to smuggle large quantities of oil exceeding 300 thousand barrels per day to Turkey," pointing out that "the federal government did not impose control over oil wells within the Kurdistan region completely, As well as the lack of control over the unofficial border points with Turkey. ”
He added that "nine oil wells scattered in Kurdistan and Nineveh exposed to smuggling crude oil to Turkish territory by the government of the region," noting that "wells Khazer field in the Hamdania area of the province of Nineveh is one of the most vulnerable to smuggling operations."
He continued that "hundreds of cars loaded with crude oil go to Turkey on a daily basis without an end to it by the government of Baghdad," explaining that "the government of the region is treated as a government separate from [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] administratively and politically."
Earlier this week, the Parliamentary Energy Committee confirmed that oil smuggling by the Kurdistan region is still continuing through the Ibrahim Khalil port with neighboring Turkey. Finished 25 T.