Oil Minister: we cooperate with international companies including Total, to increase production

confirmed oil minister, Adel Abdul Mahdi, Iraq's desire to cooperate with international companies to increase oil production. According to a ministry statement received by the agency all of Iraq [where] a copy of it, said Abdul-Mahdi, "he received on Sunday, Vice President of the French company Total Pascal Carrier and his accompanying delegation, and stressed Iraq's desire to strengthen relations with discreet international companies including France's Total, along with expanding the horizons of cooperation in the oil and energy fields and thus contributing to the development and increase production. "The statement pointed out that" During the meeting they discussed issues of common interest between the two issues and to achieve the common interests of the two. "For his part, expressed the Vice President of the French company Total Pascal Carrier company's desire to expand the horizons of cooperation and contribute to the oil industry development in Iraq.
The oil ministry signed earlier with the French company Total a memorandum of understanding to implement a project Industries petrochemicals southern Iraq.
The French company Total has won develop Halfaya field in Maysan province within the coalition ABC firms CNN Chinese companies and Petronas.