warns new problems & reluctance of int. companies because positions on Baghdad's oil
Shaways warns of new problems and the reluctance of international companies because of the positions of Baghdad's oil . Wednesday, February 15, 2012 09:49
Twilight News / denounced the Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs, Wednesday, statements made by officials in the Iraqi government, and threatened the international companies of oil and in particular my company the stricken Mobouapl and Total of the work in the Kurdistan Region, stressing that the oil and all the wealth of Iraq belongs to all building the Iraqi people.
Said Rose Nuri Shaways, in a statement reported for "Twilight News", "some of the media picked up the recent statements by officials in the federal government relating to contracts my company the stricken Mobil and Total, operating in the Kurdistan Region in the field of oil, and raised these remarks the attention of local media and foreign numerous contacted student Todahatna Our view on the subject in this light. "
And added, "We would like to clarify that oil and all natural resources which Tktensha the ground in Iraq according to the Constitution is the wealth of national key which belongs to all Iraqi people in the various regions and provinces, and return utility to serve them and increase their well-being and prosperity and therefore it is a matter common to everyone in this country and may not be for one party exclusivity to determine whether the isolation from the others. "
The Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister for Energy, Hussain al-Shahristani has said, last Sunday, said that Exxon Mobil is not qualified, "now" to participate in the round of awarding bids for Iraq oil-fourth because of its agreements with the Kurdistan Region.
He said al-Shahristani, said he was notified Exxon Mobil, the position of the Iraqi government and the company asked the U.S. deadline, he said, adding that Baghdad is waiting for its response to the final decision of the Government to inform them of the final.
He Shaways said, "These statements from our point of view, especially Maitalq which threaten global investment firms known to warn of the work in Kurdistan will lead to the reluctance of these companies and distancing itself from the work in all parts of Iraq must be that it will reflect a negative image for all investors in various fields," he said, adding that was "contrary to the policy of the country's general economic openness, trade and encourage investment in various sectors for the promotion of economic reality and service and social development of the Iraqi people who have suffered for many years a deep economic policies, centralized and closed led to widespread poverty and destitution and deprivation."
He added that "such statements will lead to the expansion slot and the difference between the political parties and the accumulation of new problems while we are at present in dire Mancon to thinking and cooperation in solving the existing problems through constructive dialogue and meaningful, especially as we Heading for the construction of an emerging democracy and promising, and this Matsay him on all sides and components national politics in the country. "
He stressed Shaways that "the best way to solve such a problem is to follow the style of work and mutual dialogue and communication, which serves primarily the development of all sectors, including industry and to increase oil production, which also comes through the use of international companies sober with experience and good reputation in this area which will benefit to all the Iraqi people. "
He called Shaways to "speed up the approval of oil and gas law in a manner consistent with the Constitution, which been asked by the Iraqi people as soon as possible," noting that "such a move constitutes a sound way to overcome the problems and differences in this important sector."
Referred to the Director of Contracts and Procurement, Ministry of Oil Abdul Mahdi al-Amidi said that Exxon was stripped of its role as leader of the multi-billion project to pump water which is essential for the development of fields huge in the south, but he insisted that the move is not in retaliation for Exxon for its work with the government of Kurdistan.