Infallible: Iraq ranked 11th in the world gas reserves for

Mon, November 23, 2015 17:36

BAGHDAD / Baghdadi News / .. The President of the Republic Fuad Masum, said on Monday that Iraq is ranked 11th in the world gas reserves for the world, noting that Iraq is seeking to progress these statistics through the discovery of new gas sites in the country.

Masum said during a speech at the Conference of the Gas Exporting Countries held in the Iranian capital Tehran and I followed / Baghdadi News /, said that "Iraq has gas reserves estimated B131 trillion cubic meters, while the total reserves up to the accompanying 98 trillion cubic meters."

He added that "Iraq is ranked 11th in the world reserves of gas, it is hoped to advance in that order after the disclosure of new sites for gas in the country," adding that "the government is working to set up joint ventures with global projects, in addition to the efforts of national companies in this area." .

He said President of the Republic to, that "Iraq has two projects for gas with Iran, the first across the province of Nineveh and the second across the province of Basra, in addition to owning projects for cooperation in the gas field with Kuwait and Jordan," pointing out that "the government aims to get away from the world's oil volatility, of by offering alternatives to the use of nuclear energy and renewable rock, gas and energy. "

President of the Republic and arrived Fuad Masum, the Iranian capital on Sunday (11.22.2015) to Tehran to participate in the conference Exporting Countries Gaz.anthy 21 / T