Date: Sunday 07/10/2012 07:35 AM
Confirmed observers and economists that the oil and gas law is no different from other projects deferred and deactivated in Iraq because of political differences, expressing fear of management the country’s economy through political deals, such as attempts to pass a law infrastructure for a general amnesty, and others for Kirkuk
And also the so-called oil-producing provinces, the political reasons and transactions between the political blocs is the basic theme agreed ..
For it says economist Majid picture that oil and gas law and the law of the National Company for oil and gas, are two of the most important laws that should have been issued by the constitution but delays due to lack of political consensus prevented it, and continued Suri “that political deals and overlapping political economic sector hinders the process of building the country, which is rampant today among politicians, “pointing out that if it continues factional interests and personal and partisan nationalism and sectarianism prevailing today have not been agreed to special interests citizen, although passed oil and gas law will not be clear enough as stated by the Constitution being still under political consensus. He Suri, “The Constitution provides for the establishment of the Supreme Council for the management of oil and gas and has yet to be formed because it depends interests of citizens and not politicians, especially that this board could solve a lot of issues related to the work of oil and gas resource basis of Iraq’s economy. Across the picture from fear of the lack of political consensus to activate such a law and the laws of other major, may provide at least minimum Fleecing citizen when activated noting that various personal interests and partisan destinations are controlled reins.
Oil and gas law .. Economic necessity
Furthermore, said economic expert Thamer Alheimus that oil and gas law must be resolved as soon as possible because a lot of projects Off Because of this law and the lack of interest in him indicates a lack of interest in major projects in the country, and drew Alheimus that the law is interested in its political side only and how to reach a solution satisfactory to the blocks and not to the satisfaction of the citizen in the light of a clear political deals like the issue of infrastructure and general amnesty, as well as foreign bodies willing to draft the law in the way that fits particularly those issued by which Iraq’s oil. This approach will continue to destroy the most important key Moadiana are imposed outside the framework of quotas, pointing out that all political blocs have an interest in delaying and want political deals against the pass, which owns bargaining law that if you voted vote me another law.
And continued Alheimus that as long as the committee in charge are among the blocs participating will graduate law never disappoint bloc. And called Alheimus to pass the law as soon as the fact that the Iraqi economy depends on more than (90%) of oil when not arrange his law be the most important work in our product is structured, leading to rapidly wasting and loss of money, which was originally for the Iraqi people.
Mentioned that the oil energy parliamentary committee, suggested to the Commission on oil and energy, drafting a new draft law of oil and gas, are excluded to reach an agreement between the federal government and its counterpart in the Kurdistan region on one of the drafts as a result of political differences. Committee member said Awad al-Awadi said in an interview to a local news agency: “The tripartite committee formed from the oil parliamentary committee and the Committee of the Iraqi government and the Committee of the Ministry of Natural Resources in the province will discuss two draft oil law 2007 and 2011.” He Awadi said “Tripartite Commission agree on one drafts and if necessary drafting a new submission to the House of Representatives, noting that” the issue of the oil law is something special بلجنته but it felt government involvement and the region to resolve the dispute happening between them and out of the crisis. “Explained Awadi that” Tripartite Commission has yet to meet, “expressing his lack of optimism out with positive results if they met because of controversial positions prior between the province and the federal government on the bill.” The decision of the Commission on oil and energy parliamentary Qasim Mchkta has revealed, last week, the formation of a new committee for the selection of a draft oil and gas law, pointing out that the new committee comprising MPs representing political blocs, as well as oil minister in the federal government and the Minister of Natural Resources in the Kurdistan Regional Government.