October 18, 2021 | oil and gas

The Minister of Oil discusses with the Minister of Natural Resources in the Kurdistan Region the exchange of information on oil activity


Baghdad / NINA / - Minister of Oil, Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail, discussed with the Minister of Natural Resources in the Kurdistan Region, Kamal Al-Atrushi, to enhance cooperation between the center and the region regarding the oil file and the exchange of information on oil activity.

A Ministry statement conveyed the Minister’s affirmation: the importance of working to increase transparency and exchange information related to oil activity and the revenues generated from it, and to work together for the optimal investment of natural and hydrocarbon resources throughout Iraq in support and enhancement of the national economy, and to achieve our goals and plans in consolidating sustainable development plans, in the service of the public interest.

Ismail pointed out the need to increase and intensify investment projects for gas and clean energy in all our governorates, with the aim of achieving an increase in production, and working to reduce emissions of harmful gases in order to protect the environment.

For his part, Al-Atrushi affirmed the readiness of the region and the Ministry of Natural Resources to cooperate and dialogue with the Center and the Ministry in order to enhance prospects for joint cooperation to develop the oil industry.

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