Iraq issued new shipments of liquid and gas through the ports of Basra Mktvath

2016/7/30 9:16

[Where - Baghdad]

The Oil Ministry announced new export two shipments of liquid gas and gas condensate through the southern ports in Basra.

Said Undersecretary for gas industry Hamid Younis said in a statement received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of "The ministry has exported the third shipment of liquid gas, the amount of 2000 thousand tons from within the amount prescribed for export by the Basra Gas Company, amounting to 10 ten thousand tons of Article, the sixth shipment of gas condensate and quantity amounting to 21 thousand cubic meters. "

For his part, ministry spokesman Assem Jihad said that "the ministry began and several months ago, the export surplus of gas and gas condensate liquid to supply the its fiscal revenue to the state treasury, in addition to the export of crude oil, noting that" the Ministry is going ahead rehabilitation of ports and platforms and export pipelines in the port of Umm Palace to receive the largest possible number of carriers with large payloads to ensure inject new quantities of liquid gas to world markets and export high cards, it is hoped the end of the rehabilitation end of September next project. "

The ministry had on 22 July of this second export shipment of liquid gas quantity of 1600 tons, as well as exported fifth shipment quantity of 24 000 cubic meters of gas condensate.

The Oil Ministry announced on Saturday July 2, 2016, the first shipment of liquefied gas through a dedicated port for the export of gas in the province of Basra, while suggesting it is in the process of implementing a strategic plan aimed at ending the phenomenon associated with the extraction of oil gas flaring by 2018.

The Oil Ministry announced on 20 March 2016 the export of the first shipment of surplus for the local need of gas condensate [Alkondnci] by a Panamanian tanker, and then export the four other shipments through the oil marketing company SOMO.