Deputy calls for oil to rely on national cadres instead of foreign companies withdrawn
Economy News _ Baghdad
A member of the oil and energy parliamentary committee, Uday Awad, on Sunday, Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban to rely on national cadres instead of foreign companies that withdraw at any emergency.
Awad said in a statement received "the economy News" a copy of it, "The Iraqi Oil Ministry was running oil fields and extraction and export in the most difficult conditions and the days of the siege without the need for any expert or foreign worker," noting that
"the current minister and hundreds of Iraqi engineers are among the best Experts in the field of oil worldwide."
Awad called on oil minister Thamer Ghadhban to "replace foreigners with graduates from universities and institutes of oil from the Iraqis," stressing that
"it is wrong to operate foreigners from a country where there is no oil in it as experts and engineers oil while the sons of the oil provinces are excluded from work."
He pointed out that "Iraqi energies are working in the spirit of patriotism and the illusion of prosperity of the country on the contrary of the foreigner who leaves with the least emergency happening," stressing the need to "rely on national capacities and expertise that was and still manages the oil fields and works in the Iraqi Ministry of Oil."
Awad pointed out that "what happened with Exxon Mobil to move its employees out of Basra to Dubai is a clear and clear indication from these companies that they are collecting money only regardless of whether this move affects Iraq or not."
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