Parliament calls for oil to pass the oil and gas law to solve problems between Baghdad and Erbil

08/17/2016 (0:01 pm) - The number of readings: 61 -

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Called on the Commission on oil and energy parliamentary member, on Tuesday, to speed read the oil and gas law and passed during the current phase to resolve the outstanding problems between the center and the region, as announced by the National Iranian Gas Company, its readiness to equip the power station in Baghdad's seven million cubic meters per day during the next September , indicating that the second line will start pumping gas to Basra during the next year in 2017, including raising exported to Iraq amounts to seventy million cubic meters per day.

A member of the Commission on oil and energy parliamentary Ali Faisal al-Fayad, in a statement received "long", a copy of which, "The next stage requires speeding up read the oil and gas law and agreed to pass the reset crises between the center and the region and an end to the controversy raging."

Fayad stressed "the need to pursue serious steps by the new administration of the Ministry of Oil and Minister of technical and administrative cadres."

He called al-Fayad, the political blocs to "put an end to disputes about the oil and gas law, especially since passed under the dome of the Council will end the futile dispute between Baghdad and Erbil, particularly in relation to the export of oil and contracts concluded by the region with international companies."

In a related development, the Director of the National Iranian Gas Company, Hamid Reza ARAGHI said, in a move the US site Bloomberg Bloomberg economic news statements, and followed up the "long", said that "Iran will supply Iraq with seven million cubic meters per day of gas station gas power in Baghdad, during next September after delayed for more than a year behind schedule, "adding that" a second line up to Basra, will open in the next year in 2017, including raising the amount of gas exported to Iraq to seventy million cubic meters a day. "

According to the site, that "the National Iranian Gas Company said during the past year 2014, it will start exporting gas to Iraq as of the year 2015".

And the transfer of Bloomberg, the economic analyst, Richard Mallinson, of Aanerjee Aspakedz Foundation, in London, as saying that "Iranian gas is present in all cases, and that Iraq is an urgent need for him to turn on the vacuum its stations," noting that "the Iranians are looking for a market for the amount of the increased gas from producer South Pars fields. "

The Iranian Oil Ministry, announced (13 March 2016) readiness to start exporting natural gas to Iraq through May 2016, indicating that it is waiting to start the necessary infrastructure Baghdad monument to commence pumping seven million cubic meters a day of it over the next nine months.

The National Iranian Gas Company for export, confirmed earlier, on Iran's readiness to export gas to Iraq, as soon as the latter ensures the security side of the pipeline that extends in its territory.

He was director of external relations for the company National Iranian gas exports, Azizullah Ramazani, ruled in (the ninth of January 2016), the direct supply Iraq with gas in accordance with the specified date of the public present in 2016 a possibility, because of the repercussions of the security situation, likely to begin processing during the first quarter of 2017 next.

It is noteworthy that Iraq and Iran have signed, in August 2013, the standing six-year agreement provides for the import of Iraq's seven million cubic meters of Iranian gas per day, this figure rises gradually until it reaches 25 million cubic meters two years later, so take advantage of it to feed two power plants in Baghdad and a third in Diyala, with a line length of 270 km, extending from fields (Pars) Iranian South all the way to Iraq.

The Oil Ministry has called, in the 17th of December, 2014, to accelerate the legislation of the oil and gas law, to regulate the relationship between the federal and Kurdish governments and ensure the distribution of oil imports to the provinces produced nearly guarantee their rights, while new council in Basra claim involving the province's oil contracts file to ensure entitlements Finance and Administration, returned to the relationship with the Ministry of oil, "not organized" but draw oil policy on a joint basis and approve oil and gas law.