King of Jordan to discuss with the ministers of Iraqi oil and the Egyptian oil pipeline
Follow-up - and babysit - Jordan's King Abdullah II affirmed that his country is looking forward to complete the extension of Iraqi crude oil pipeline project from the ports of Basra, Iraq's southernmost ports to export at the port of Aqaba, the far south of the Kingdom on the Red Sea coast.
A statement from the Royal Jordanian Court and seen by news agency public opinion (and babysit) ... King Abdullah expressed during a meeting Sunday in the Palace Hosseinieh Iraqi Oil Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources of the Egyptian Tarek Al Mulla for "Jordan wanting to complete the project pipeline semen Iraqi oil residence between Basra and Aqaba down to the land and the Egyptian coast. "
Abdullah stressed "the need to take advantage of Jordan's position as a strategic corridor for energy in the region."
Abdullah stressed "the importance of such projects to link the interests of the Arab countries and peoples, and to mitigate the challenges faced by energy, which are associated with other vital economic sectors of the industry."
The statement added that the King listened to "explain about the project to extend the oil pipeline and future plans to accomplish it."
Jordan and Iraq signed on 9 April in April 2013 as part of agreement to build the pipeline with a length of 1700 km and is estimated to cost about $ 18 billion and with a capacity of one million barrels per day, the pipeline will crude oil from the giant Rumaila field in Basra to the ports of export in the port of Aqaba south of Amman.
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