Wednesday 10/28/2015 23:52
Baghdad news / Baghdad,
Oil Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi said Iraq is a product of the country and the second oil exporter within the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries., Said during a speech at the Third Scientific Conference for oil and gas, followed up by "Baghdad News" that "despite the financial squeeze and falling oil prices, significant achievements have been made in the oil and gas sector and the important achievements during the past two years, "he is stressing that" The oil ministry has achieved a remarkable increase in oil production during the current year compared to the previous year. " And Abdel Mahdi said "oil production from the southern ports and Central except for the Kurdistan region in 2014, there were 3 million and 198 000 barrels, and rose in 2015 to 3.756 million barrels. "said Abdul-Mahdi, that" the export rate in 2014 2.5 million barrels per day, while the total in September 2015 about 600 thousand barrels 3 million, a significant increase of Iraq. " ., said Abdul-Mahdi, that "refined oil output in 2014 averaged 435 000 barrels a day after a big and important oil sites in Baiji and modern, after a loss that was in 2013 about 639 000 barrels, but today amounts to refined oil output 469 000 barrels in refineries center and south and the oil-North, "referring to" achieve significant steps in the development of the oil fields as a field Halfaya in Maysan. "said Abdul-Mahdi," The coming period will witness actually move to stop liquid gas import, and work to export sufficient quantities of it in the future, "noting that" Iraq imported small amounts of liquid gas, and we hope to stop the import as soon as possible. " he said Abdul-Mahdi said "great imbalance in guiding and rationalization of resources that come from the oil left an increase in unemployment and a decline in industrial and agricultural sectors", calling for "the exploitation of this wealth to the overall events economic. "He pointed out that Abdul-Mahdi," the ministry is working on a review of licensing contracts and reduce costs to achieve mutual benefits for both parties ", calling for" pushing the national effort in all economic actions to tackle the financial crisis experienced by the country. "
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