Kurdistan: the province is ready for dialogue with Baghdad over oil law
02/09/2012 10:41

Baghdad, September 2 / Spettmr (AKnews) - The Kurdistan Alliance Sunday, the representative of the province in Baghdad and Deputy Prime Minister Ruz Nuri Shawis between Baghdad that the province is ready for dialogue on the enactment of the oil and gas, indicating that a new crisis would create if the suspended region exporting oil again.

The Committee for the Unification of the three bills proposed oil and gas emanating from the Iraqi parliament, had held its first meeting last Wednesday to discuss the selection of one of the bills.

The vice president of the block Muhsin al-Sadoun, told the Kurdish news agency (Rn) that "the Kurdistan region if halted oil exports, the new crisis will create, because the crisis continues until now," noting that "representative region in Baghdad Rose Nuri Shaways between the Kurdistan region is ready to negotiate on the approval of the law of oil and gas. "

Sadoun said that "there are several drafts of the oil law, but there is a version agreed upon a copy in 2007 and possible be the basis for negotiation."

It is said that there are three bills currently in the Iraqi parliament, was presented first project in 2007, but due to the failure to reach a consensus on it hung in the House of Representatives, and the second project was presented by the Commission on oil and energy parliamentary, either third project has been sent to the House of Representatives in 2011 by the Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs Hussain al-Shahristani, however, none of these projects have not yet attained ratification by Parliament so far.

The oil and gas file, one of the main outstanding problems between the Kurdistan Regional Government, and the federal government, in the absence of a law regulating oil and gas affairs in Iraq.