Arbil September 15 / September (Rn) – Rapporteur of the Commission on oil and gas in the Iraqi parliament, on Saturday, for a second meeting between Erbil and Baghdad to resolve the selection of the draft law of oil and gas in the country this week with the participation of the Ministers of oil in the federal government and the Kurdistan Regional Government.
The file management oil lacks Law organized, one of the most outstanding problems between the KRG and the federal government, as was announced last week by the two sides to reach an agreement on the payment of Baghdad dues foreign companies operating in the oil sector in the Region, the requirement to increase the latter oil exports scheduled within national exports gradually to reach 250 thousand barrels per day from next year.
According to Mohammad Qasim told the Kurdish news agency (Rn), that “it is scheduled to be held a second meeting between Erbil and Baghdad to resolve the selection of the draft law of oil and gas from between the bills before next Tuesday with the participation of Iraqi Oil Minister Abdul Karim Luaibi and Minister wealth natural territorial Government drastically in addition to Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs Hussain al-Shahristani. ” Mohammed said that “the first meeting was held late last month on proposals to parliamentary blocs on the draft law of oil and gas in Iraq.”
It is said that there are three bills now in the Iraqi parliament, was presented first project in 2007, but due to the failure to reach a consensus on it hung in the House of Representatives, and the second project was presented by the Commission on oil and energy parliamentary, either third project has been sent to the House of Representatives in 2011 by Vice President Minister for Energy Hussain al-Shahristani, however, none of these projects have not yet attained ratification by Parliament so far.