Oil Minister accused of "mafias" to intervene in all sectors and "obstruction of their work."
Baghdad / Muhannad Jawad
Mahdi said in a speech during a seminar hosted by the progress of policy development titled Institute (rebuild the national oil company and patterns of oil production), with the participation of a number of economists and oil in Baghdad and attended (range Press), said that "there are internal networks can liken her to approximate regimes Almafueh intervention in all the pieces in Iraq, including the oil sector, "noting that" this system moves even though there were procedures or steps for the benefit of the people in order to defend its own interests and Itagty General slogans different. "
said Abdul-Mahdi, that" this system has become collide with groups of beneficiaries who have become Aashhun on a particular thing, "stressing that" no doubt that we have today in the marketing process and the internal oil distribution networks are benefiting basic of how to handle this. "
the Minister of oil that" attempt Tgierhzh way and change support policies will be a reaction of these networks, even though we aim to give more support to the poorer classes and download others these costs, "pointing out that" when we raised the price of gas cylinder thousand dinars per month shouldered by the family which is equivalent to the first point of a phone call protested the decision are the masses (coalition citizen) this simple example demonstrates the difficulty of reforms with administrative sectors and these mafias. "
It is said that Iraqi oil Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Saturday (January 30, 2016), the production of three million and 700 thousand barrels of oil per day with the exception of the northern fields, even the 24th of the month of January, and as he emphasized that exports amounted to three million and 324 thousand barrels per day from the southern fields, the ministry's readiness expressed to cooperate with any resolution calling for a reduction of production.
The Iraqi oil Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi predicted Tuesday the (26 of January 2016), high world oil prices to $ 50 per barrel in the second half of the year 2016, as warned of a "coup in the world's oil and rising violent and sudden market" if the big drop in crude prices and stop investing in many regions of the world continued.
noteworthy that world oil prices recorded a continuous decline since the second half of the year 2014, until it reached $ 28 per barrel, but returned to rise slightly as reported, on Tuesday, the (January 26, 2016), to $ 30.78 a barrel.
it is noteworthy that Iraq complains weak financial revenues due to declining oil prices and increased expenses, which the military side came on her head, which made the government resort to austerity as one of the solutions adopted to meet the country's economic situation started.