Urgent Oil Ministry approaching Sumo about Kurdistan's exports Israel and calls 8/24
Urgent Oil Ministry approaching Sumo about Kurdistan's exports to Israel and calls for the province to indicate his position
8/24/2015 0 Comments
Oil Ministry revealed talk to her about the federal oil marketing company SOMO about reports of the Kurdistan region's exports to Israel. He said ministry spokesman Assem Jihad told all of Iraq [where] "we approached Sumo about the health of the arrival of the Kurdistan region's exports to Israel and to make sure of that," adding that his ministry "would issue a statement after knowing the opinion of the company." And called for jihad, "the Kurdistan region to clarify its position on these reports either negative or confirmation relate to it."
The British newspaper Financial Times had reported in a report today that Israel imports 75 percent of its oil from oil exported from Iraq's Kurdistan region.
The newspaper pointed out that "the Israeli refineries and oil companies imported more than 19 million barrels of Kurdish oil between the beginning of May and August 11 / August of this is estimated at one billion dollars, according to world prices during that period."
She said "this amount of oil is considered more than a third of the amount of oil produced by the Kurds in northern Iraq from where it is transported to Turkey and from there to Israel, and the talk about 77% of the amount of oil needed by Israel, which is estimated at 240 thousand barrels of oil a day."
It is said that several previous reports that oil shipments from the region arrived at the Israeli ports.
Iraq has been boycotting Israel and does not recognize it does not assess the political or economic ties with the Kurdistan province is supposed to stick to it as long as the part of Iraq.
The federal government and the Kurdistan Regional Government may have concluded on 17 December 2014 of an agreement to export oil region 250 000 barrels of production with 300 000 barrels of the province of Kirkuk fields to pay in exchange for Baghdad Kurdistan's share of the federal budget by 17%.
And faced the agreement difficulties since then where accused Baghdad, Erbil convert the amounts of oil it was lower than those agreed upon, while Erbil said that Baghdad pay less than half of the amounts due, but did not announce any of the parties to terminate the agreement, and continued to blame each other for months.
It is anticipated that there will be a visit of a delegation from the Federal Government to the Kurdistan region to discuss ways to remove obstacles to this agreement without knowing yet if the reports were accurate and influential on the talks and meetings Ganpin.anthy 2