A parliamentary committee: 10 oil fields shared with Kuwait, waiting for demarcation of the border
04/12/2011 10:14

Baghdad, December 4 / December (Rn) - The Commission on oil and energy in the Iraqi Council of Representatives, on Sunday, the 10 oil fields shared with Kuwait, waiting for demarcation of the border. A member of the Furat al-Shara told the Kurdish news agency (Rn) that "the 10 fields exile in common with Kuwait waiting for the demarcation of the border between the two countries and to find ways and mechanisms to be agreed upon for the process of extracting crude oil from those fields. " He added that "there are fields in common with Iran than the 7 fields waiting to the other end of the process of demarcation of the border and find a regular mechanisms to extract crude oil from them." He continued that "the problem of the common fields can be solved by activating the work of joint committees and expressed a genuine desire to develop regular mechanisms and legal permits the extraction of crude oil in both countries." and denied the Kuwaiti government, last July reports that to overcome them on joint oil fields with Iraq, accused parties unnamed attempt to destabilize relations between the two countries. and the Iraqi government to pay 5% of the Aa˙dtha to compensate Kuwait that remained of which 22 billion dollars. He visited the Kuwaiti prime minister in Baghdad January 12 last, at the head of a government delegation during which he met both Maliki and President of the Republic Jalal Talabani and parliament speaker Osama Najafi and Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, the number of Iraqi officials, while visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, Kuwait on 16 February, during which he discussed with the Kuwaiti Emir and Prime Minister are many outstanding issues between the two sides. Relations between Baghdad and Kuwait, significant improvement in the past few years because it seemed as if they exceed the repercussions of the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, the regime of Saddam Hussein in 1990. and restored Kuwait to open its embassy in Iraq in 2008 after nearly 19 years of uninterrupted diplomatic relations between the two countries, while the re-opening the Iraqi embassy in Kuwait in 2010. The Kuwait and Iraq had agreed earlier to withdraw a distance of 500 meters from the international border between them deep into their territories, a move designed to end the border problems pending between them, and pledged to build 50 homes to Iraqi citizens homes are located very closely to the border and affect vision, sound and careful monitoring to the border area. The Iranian military forces have occupied the wells loose change, the Iraqi oil east of Maysan province (320 km south of Baghdad), on 18 December / December 2009, barely two months before withdrawing from it at will, despite protests by Iraq to the UN Security Council . The Iraqi Oil Ministry three rounds of oil licenses to invest the oil fields and development. plans to Iraqi oil to increase its exports during the next six years to 12 million barrels per day after obtaining the approval of the world's oil (OPEC).