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Today, Thursday, Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar stressed the role of sober international companies in developing the oil and energy industry in Iraq .
Abdul-Jabbar said in a speech during his attendance and sponsorship of the signing ceremony of the book of service contracts for the two rounds of oil licensing 1,2 "History and Analysis" by the author Abdul-Mahdi Al-Amidi, former Director General of the Department of Oil Contracts and Licensing, and the Iraqi News Agency (INA) followed it: "International oil companies In Iraq, in addition to the national effort, they have contributed to the development of oil facilities and infrastructure for the oil sector and the increase in production, as well as the introduction of technology used in oil operations, in addition to the development of workers in the oil sector.
He praised "the effort made by the author Abdul-Mahdi Al-Amidi in collecting and categorizing information related to these contracts," stressing "the importance of the book in clarifying a lot of information for those interested, concerned and public opinion."
For his part, the author Abdul-Mahdi Al-Amidi presented a summary of the most important information contained in the book on the contracts of the first and second oil licensing rounds, and the most important achievements for the period from (2010-2019), in terms of production, development and financial revenues achieved .
Al-Amidi added that "the book contains all the information related to these contracts, and answers many questions related to that."
The spokesman for the Ministry of Oil, Assem Jihad, stressed "the ministry's keenness to support all initiatives aimed at introducing and educating the activities and events related to the development of the oil industry and the optimal investment of this wealth."
He added that "the Minister of Oil's sponsorship of the book signing ceremony, and the ministry and the media office's support for this event, comes within this framework," noting that "this event coincides with the establishment of the Baghdad International Book Fair's activities."
The signing ceremony, which was held in the main hall of the Baghdad International Fair, was attended by a number of officials, experts and those interested in oil and economic affairs, the press, the media and the public.