A ministerial committee headed by energy Abadi considering lifting the south's oil exports

2016/8/15 20:22

[Oan- Baghdad]

Chaired by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi meeting Monday of the Ministerial Committee of Energy and search through the southern fields to raise exports.

Iraq is the second largest oil producer in OPEC after Saudi Arabia, produces about 4.6 million barrels per day of crude mostly from the southern region which is under the auspices of the Southern Oil Company.

Parliament ratified today the appointment of Jabbar and coffee - the former head of the South Oil Company - and oil minister, replacing resigned Adel Abdul Mahdi.

A statement by the prime minister's office received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it, that "During the meeting, the follow-up of previous resolutions and directives and the topics on the agenda, including the operation and maintenance of a project to raise the export capacity of the SOC and provide the needs of the Arar border port of the material gas oil for generators and field development Halfaya. "

"We have also been discussing the water injection project in the West Qurna / 1 and processing of high-pressure field and Towers project Alhaidariya power station gas and the trend towards the completion of the entire project."

The statement pointed out that "the meeting stressed the move forward by speeding up project implementation to provide citizens with electricity in a continuous 24-hour processing] with the adoption of a smart measurements and collection, as in happened in the experience of successful Zayouna and adoption in all regions of Iraq, in addition to discussing a number of other topics and make decisions and directives on them. "