Oil Ministry warned Saturday, the Kurdistan Regional Government of withholding part of the province's budget in the absence put the amount of oil produced by the disposal of the Iraqi government, pointing out that the region's failure to deliver its oil damage to the public budget.
Said Oil Minister Abdul Karim and coffee in a press statement, during the Forum the development of the Iraqi private sector, which was held in Basra "The Ministry of Oil bound during the current year under the budget law to export crude oil at 2.0009 million barrels a day, including 250 thousand barrels per day of Kurdistan region, but unfortunately this amount parked until today because of the dispute from the region, "noting that" the region has to rush in accordance with the Constitution and laws to deliver oil produced by the Iraqi oil marketing company, to enable them to market it, and then put the proceeds in the public treasury of the state to be distributed on all Iraqis. "
He pointed to coffee that "the Kurdistan Regional Government insists Unlike contexts applicable to the Iraqi government to pay the costs of producing oil extracted from fields in the region in advance and before audited by the Audit Court," adding that "the territorial Government rejects also the commitment to truly deliver quantities of oil extracted from fields in the region to the Iraqi government. "
He warned of coffee that "any damage to the public budget as a result of the reluctance of the region for the delivery of oil to the Iraqi government would withhold a percentage of financial allocations to the region, and this does not wish to happen."
It is noteworthy that Iraq currently produces about three million and 300 thousand barrels of crude oil per day, and most of those quantities exported by tankers freely through the ports of Amaya and Basra (virgin deep previously), as well as platforms floating new, and pumped oil platforms and ports via pipeline network extends underwater and relate warehouses storing coastal located near the center of Faw, about (100 km south of the city of Basra), while exports quantities produced from the northern fields to the port of Ceyhan on the Mediterranean through a tube carrier, also issued quantities of oil to Jordan using tankers pelvic, as initiated by the KRG to export oil to Turkey without the consent of the Iraqi government, which caused the deepening political differences between Erbil and Baghdad. Finished / 3
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