Revealed in the oil and energy parliamentary member, as the pursuit of his committee to question the deputy prime minister for energy affairs in the previous government Hussain al-Shahristani on oil licensing rounds contracts with foreign companies. He said Mazen Mezni told all of Iraq [where], that "al-Shahristani committed a crime against the Iraqi people in the case of licensing rounds and we demanded repeatedly that there will be accountability and interrogation of those who work on these tours," adding that "In the coming days will witness the interrogation to know the people of parliamentary sessions Iraqi stop him, "he said.
"We live in an economic crisis with regard to the drop in oil and the low prices, and this has a negative impact on the lives of the Iraqi people" and expressed hope "that the price goes up so that the Iraqi citizens to secure their needs today and receive staff salaries, which we consider the red lines."
He stressed Mezni "the importance of re-negotiating with foreign companies through licensing rounds after the problem which Iraq signed from lower oil prices," pointing out that the government's reforms in which not much familiarity in the case of oil companies and tours of licenses that exhausted the Iraqi people during the past 12 years. "
The oil minister, Adel Abdul-Mahdi, 30, revealed last March for the loss of the state more than $ 14 billion in compensation paid to foreign companies operating in Iraq is the result of disruptions bear responsibility. "
He pointed out that "the licensing rounds contracts provided for in Article 12/5 of which he [the company extractive entitled to review your any proposed program of work or certified by the proposed level of production, has required under the notice, a written, from the contractor or operator increase or reduce the [reduction] production rate of the contract area for any of the following reasons]. "
Abdul-Mahdi attributed this loss to "poor planning or because of the application of restrictions and regulations and procedures of the obsolete Tkhosrna more than protect us or defend our interests," .anthy 2
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