Basra plans to replace private companies to protect oil fields Iraqi foreign companies
The security committee in the Basra Governorate Council revealed on Monday, a government effort to replace foreign security companies for the protection of oil fields in the province to "Iraqi", and as pointed out that there are security reports with information "distorted" aimed at terrorism, international companies and raising the cost of its work in Iraq, the South Oil Company said it would be required and key sub-contractors in the fields to provide job opportunities for the Iraqi labor.
The head of the security committee in the Basra Governorate Council, Jabbar al-Saadi, in an interview with the (long-Presse), that "there are some security reports submitted between now and then, suggest that the security situation in the oil fields unsafe in order to raise the costs for the oil companies operating in Fields, "noting that" such reports are not true and aims to terrorism and intimidation of international companies from working in Iraq and the transfer of a negative image of the reality of the security situation in Iraq. "
He pointed Saadi, that "there is a vision of the provincial council considers it necessary to make the Iraqi security companies alternative for foreign security companies in order to Iraqi employment and not spending huge amounts of money out of the country through foreign companies and to ensure that Iraq's national security."
For his part, said Deputy Director of the Southern Oil Company spokesman Abdul Karim, in an interview with the (long-Presse), that "there are a distortion of the image of security in Basra, especially the oil fields while the fields are better places for safe", stressing that "there is an effort to assign security companies After evaluating the ability of the Iraqi usability and security task so that foreign security companies drain large sums of money. "
He stressed Abdul Karim, "will commit main contractors and sub-workers in the oil fields to provide work opportunities for Iraqi workers," pointing out that "there is a program for the rehabilitation of young graduates of art works exist within the oil sector through training and rehabilitation centers to reduce unemployment size in the vicinity of the oil sites areas" .
Dozens of children of nearby rivers Omar field areas, north of Basra, demonstrated earlier, to demand the appointment at the South Oil Company and pollution treatment, because they are "most affected" of its environmental and health, accusing ministers of the current oil and its predecessors, they appointed the people of their provinces and ignored the region nearby disadvantaged, while the district administration confirmed that the unemployed maintain modern office configuration and "Junior" and had no jobs in the Southern Oil Company currently.
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