14:47 - 2023-09-04
The Parliamentary Oil and Gas Committee suggested, on Monday, that Iraq's need to import gas intended for electricity production plants may continue for the next five years.
Committee member Representative Ali Shaddad said in a press statement, "The issue of providing gas for electricity production plants is linked to two things, the first is the national effort through the investments provided by the South Gas Company, and the second is what the Basra Gas Company is doing in investing and stopping the burning of gas associated with oil extraction."
He added that "Iraq's need for energy is constantly increasing due to the increase in the need for electric energy and its provision for new housing projects and the reactivation and establishment of new industrial factories."
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