[size=36]Iraq raises its production of associated gas to 16 thousand tons per day[/size]
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"The company has succeeded during the last few years to obtain the ISO certificate from one of the international companies specialized in this field, especially that this certificate is a proof of quality and work by international standards, and this is necessary for the adoption of the company at various levels of specialization."
He added that "the company has witnessed during the past few years also the addition of new activities, including the installation of gas systems for wheels as alternative fuel for gasoline and the use of liquid gas for industrial projects such as brick factories and other, that is, the company 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 Iraq was importing 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. Counting on the locations of evasion "There is a program to develop the fields of Maysan province, such as Halfaya and Gharaf, and it is expected to reach the production of associated gas to 16 thousand tons per day during the next three years."
He stressed that "the ministry since 2013 launched the parameters of increasing production and the need to invest liquid gas as fuel alternative to wheels and industrial projects to reduce the consumption of gasoline, which is estimated annual import amounts of two and a half billion dollars and this huge amount, if the ministry can reduce the volume of gasoline use, it will eliminate the import process This article, but this process is not easy because the company faced an organized media campaign to stop the replacement of gasoline systems from the wheels and there are parties stood in the face of this project, stressing that the systems installed by the company for wheels with very high specifications Italian and Turkish Yes. "
Al-Moussawi said that "the company has 23 workshops to add systems design capacity 2500 vehicles per month and was supposed to be double this number in the event was launched as an investment opportunity for international companies through the introduction of Iraq, revealing the existence of more than 9 thousand wheels currently working with gas as fuel We are continuing to increase and this is a positive step towards the next important steps to convert the wheels of the institutions and departments of the State 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 dedicated to filling the 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 29 / p