[size=36]The Cabinet approves recommendations to develop gas to support electrical energy and reduce dependence on importers[/size]
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The Cabinet approved, on Thursday, recommendations to develop gas to support electrical energy and reduce dependence on the importer.
A statement of the Information Office of the Prime Minister, Adel Abdel-Mahdi, which Mawazine News received, a copy of it, stated that "in the framework of the government's efforts to enhance self-sufficiency in energy and reduce dependence on imported gas, the Cabinet approved the recommendation of the Ministerial Council for Energy (Paragraph 4 No. 8 of 2020) with approval On the contracts of the fifth licensing round related to the development of border fields, areas, and gas fields in Diyala Province, which would produce more than 750 million standard cubic feet of gas within 36 months. "
The statement added, "The Ministerial Energy Council formed a specialized committee to follow up on all the gas projects associated with international and national companies to increase production levels and develop the pipeline network and ensure the necessary funding for government projects during the next twelve months as a first stage aimed at resolving the fuel shortage crisis required for power stations and ending burning operations Gas and investment to self-sufficiency.
He pointed out, "The Ministerial Council of Energy authorized the Ministry of Oil to secure alternative fuels for power stations to meet demand until the crisis eases and improves the performance of the energy system in all its sectors in general." Ended 29 / h