£50 Million will be channelled into funding infrastructure projects and restoring stability in Iraq.
The Ministry of Oil aims to invite international companies to invest in and contribute to the exploration, development and production of nine border patches.
The Minister of Oil confirms that Iraq has promising opportunities to invest in the Oil and Gas Sector.
Usually held in London, the well-attended conference marked the first time the IBBC has held an event in the UAE, a hub for global and regional companies that operate in the Middle East.
Lower oil prices and “adverse geopolitical developments” have led GKP to default on debt obligations and cash flow problems.
'The Ministry of Interior is Committed to Providing the Quickest High-Quality Services to the Citizens,” Emphasized the Minister of Interior,'
' The Ministry's Keenness to Increase the Green Areas Throughout the Country, Led to the Adoption of a Campaign to Plant a Million Palm Trees in the Province of Basra'
'Emphasized that a Sound Banking System will be Crucial to Provide Financing for Aspiring Entrepreneurs and Business People.
'The Airline, Launched in 2015, is Owned by Iraqi Investors.
'“Military Success against Daesh Means they are Increasingly Losing Control of the Territory, Resources and Population that Allowed them to be a Uniquely Dangerous Threat to Iraq'
'£50 Million will be channelled into funding infrastructure projects and restoring stability in Iraq.'
'The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq'
'The United Nations has Advertised New Positions in Iraqi Kurdistan'
'“Despite Ongoing Conflict, Iraq has Improved its Personal Freedom Score Significantly in the Last Five Years.”
'The New Plant will Include Manufacturing Lines for Juices and Soft Drinks, and will also supply to Neighbouring Markets.'
'We Highly value the Partnership Between the Government of Iraq and the World Bank Office in Baghdad and we Appreciate the Bank’s Prompt Response and Cooperation in Answering '
'“We Praise the Iraq Government for Taking a Proactive Stand on GPS Tracking Standards and for Championing the Highest Levels of Compliance.'
'The Ministry of Oil aims to invite international companies to invest in and contribute to the exploration, development and production of nine border patches.'
'The Minister of Oil stressed the ministry's keenness to extend a hand of assistance and continuous support to the provinces in the field of development of service infrastructure.'
'The Investment and Implementation of Projects in the Oil Sector and in the Rehabilitation and Development of Infrastructure'
'The Company to Equip The Child Hospital for Cancer Diseases in Basra,'
'"We Look Forward to Opening New Horizons For Co-operation With the WTO, all International Organizations and the International Community.“'
'Three New Members, Bringing its Membership to 59 Companies'
'The Minister of Oil confirms that Iraq has promising opportunities to invest in the Oil and Gas Sector.
'The News Agency Says That Exports From Iraq’s Northern Fields Have Averaged Around 250,000 bpd'
'The Jordanian Government has Developed a Plan of Action with the World Bank to make Jordan a Major Platform for Reconstruction Projects'
'“The Iraqi Authorities and IMF Staff Continued Discussions on the Third Review of the SBA and Made Good Progress Towards Reaching Agreement on a draft 2018 Budget in line With the SBA.'
'“Successfully Completing its First Loading Out of Iraq Ever Since the End of War in Iraq.”'
'“The Provision of Our Field-Proven Turbomachinery Solutions Enables International Operators Around the Globe to Safely and Stably Operate,'
'Shell is Expected to Hand Over Majnoon Operations to the State-Owned Basra Oil Company by the End of June 2018.'
'“The Extent of Violence and Poverty Faced by Iraqi Children Because of the Long-Lasting Conflict is Deeply Concerning,” '
' Woman Mentioned Did Not Fall Within The Violation, But Rather is a Routine Procedure and Within The Working Procedures Followed in the Procedures for Opening the Stations '
'Succeeded in Tackling the Cracks and Cracks in the Border With Iran on the Shatt al-Arab.'
' agreement between Iraq & Iran to export the Iraqi oil from Kirkuk fields to Iran with an average of 30 to 60 thousand barrels/ day and can be increased.'
'Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are both Wooing Baghdad in an Effort to Halt the Growing Regional Influence of Arch-Foe Iran. '
'100 Million Dinars a Month Grant of Financial Benefits of Social Contracts for Oil to Cover the Hospital's Needs of Medicines and Necessary Medical Supplies.'
'The Base of the Statue of Sayyab was Severely Damaged due to Aging, Negligence and Lack of Regular Maintenance Work.'
'Dutch Companies to Participate in Investment Projects'
'Payments sign of ‘business as usual’ despite threat of sanctions '
'“We’re seeing a market shift as stockpiles begin to clear, and there will be more demand,” an Energy Aspects analyst said'
'The Kirkuk Ceyhan pipeline crosses territory taken by Islamic State militants in 2014 and recaptured by U.S.-backed Iraqi forces over the past two years. '
'Unity of the Homeland is a Supreme Goal of every Citizen'
'Minister to Continue with the Management of the Hospital to Inspect the Condition of Patients and Meet their Needs, '
'Boosting Bilateral Relations between the two Friendly Countries'
'Government Institutions to Work as One Team in order to Alleviate the Suffering of the Citizen'
'the Iraqi people and the Kurdish brothers on the death of the late Jalal Talabani'
'Ministry of Oil to Support the Cultural, Artistic and Media Activities in the Province'
' Mr. Al-Luiebi said that he ordered to harness all the material & technical capabilities to succeed the rehabilitation operations of the ministry to the damaged oil fields & facilities'
' The ministry of oil declared the primary statistics of the exported Iraqi crude oil and the outcome for September 2017 according to the Iraqi SOMO Company.'
' The two parties discussed during the meeting about strengthening the bilateral cooperation in the oil & gas sector.'
' “A Historic Symbol of Kurdish struggle for their Rights, against Dictatorship and for Democracy, and a leading Voice of Moderation, Dialogue, Mutual Understanding and Respect '
' The Vote Lacked Legitimacy and Reiterated the American Policy Favouring a United Iraq.'
' Oil prices fall for second day after Kurdish referendum'
' A Great Opportunity to make a High-Impact Gift '
'Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market Report'
'New Positions in Iraqi Kurdistan'
'Programme Specialist, United Nations Population Fund '
'“An Integrated Oil and Gas Multinational Corporation based in Malaysia“'
'“A Multi-Billion-Dollar Public Company that provides the Innovation, Adaptability, and Critical Thinking our Government needs for success '
'Bids were Solicited via The Internet with One Received.'
'2018 Budget in line with the SBA. These discussions will continue during the upcoming IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings from Washington, DC.”
' Common Humanitarian Grounds that Guarantee Peaceful Coexistence in the Middle East'
'An Opportunity and A Challenge for Economic Development. '
'Iraqi Special Operations Forces Trainees '
'Cut off the oil Export Pipeline from Iraq to the Turkish port'
'Bilateral Cooperation and the Ways to Develop the Oil & Gas Sector in Iraq'
'Development of the Oil & Gas Sector in Iraq'
'Bilateral Relations in the Oil & Energy Sector'
'A few days ahead of the Kurdistan referendum on independence, an ethnic clash took place between a group of Kurds and Turkmens in Kirkuk on Sept. 19.'
'Ahmad Montazami, the head of the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s office in Urmia, told Fars News Agency that the service could be started early next year.
'The Ministry of Oil issues a grave warning directed at anyone attempting to abuse the national wealth or disrupt work progress.'
'Mr Brende will announce Norway’s increased contribution today at a ministerial meeting on the humanitarian situation in Iraq'
'Prepared by GardaWorld’s Risk Analysis Team in Iraq, this essential report includes short- and medium-term outlooks on the security situation
'The RSISX index ended the week at IQD778 (-1.0%) / $798 (-1.0%) (weekly change) (-18.9% and -15.7% YTD change, respectively). '
'Mr. Al-Luiebi confirmed on the necessity of strengthening the bilateral cooperation to achieve the demanded goals'
'Mr. Al-Luiebi discussed with the delegation about the bilateral cooperation and the ways to develop the oil sector'
'The two parties discussed during the meeting about increasing the bilateral cooperation and developing the oil & gas industry'
'The two parties discussed during the meeting about the bilateral cooperation and the development of the oil & gas sector in Iraq'
' Mr. Edison shown the readiness of his company to restart the work in the fields of Qayara & Najma, and work on to achieve the demanded targets.'
'“The opening of the crossing is of great importance to Jordan and Iraq ... It’s a crucial artery. Jordan and Iraq have been discussing reopening it for a while,”
'Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, visiting Baghdad, told Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi at a meeting Saturday that the money will be delivered before the end of the year, AFP said.
'Abadi added several agreements were signed with the Czech Republic in the fields of weapons, military equipment and other military sections.
'The two parties discussed during the meeting about the best way of investment for the gas sector.'
'NPM is a containerized terminal operator at the Port of Basra located along the Shatt Al Arab waterway in Iraq.
'Al Qasoor is the second largest water treatment plant in eastern Mosul, providing safe drinking water for 35 percent of residents.
'The Nassiriya plant will then be expanded to a complete natural gas liquid (NGL) facility to recover 200 MMSCFD of dry gas, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and condensate.'
'Kremlin-controlled Rosneft (ROSN.MM) and its partners - global trader Trafigura and Russian fund UCP - purchased a 98.26 percent stake in Essar Oil
' Mr. Jabbar Ali Hussein Al-Luiebi the minister of oil met with Mr. Brice Harrell the CEO of Aurion Company, and his entourage.'
' Mr. Jabbar Ali Hussein Al-Luiebi the minister of oil met with Mr. Frank Baker the British ambassador to Baghdad and his entourage.'
' Mr. Brown confirmed on the desire of Shell Company to participate in the projects which can develop the oil & gas sector in Iraq.
Coincided with the Iraqi celebrations and the liberation of Mosul city… the ministry of oil adds a new accomplishment to support the national economy by signing a contract to invest the gas.
' Mr. Jabbar Ali Hussein Al-Luiebi the minister of oil declared the launching of the exploration & rehabilitation projects for (9) exploration blocks '
' He confirmed in his telegram that the ministry of oil is keeping on providing the best services for the Iraqi dear people “especially in the liberated areas”.
' the ministry of oil signed a contract with the consortium of Qaiwan international energy company'
' The two parties discussed during the meeting about enforcing the bilateral cooperation in the oil & gas sector.
' Mr. Al-Luiebi confirmed on the keenness of the ministry of oil to make use of the gas perfectly and reach the zero average of gas flaring during the next few years.
' Mr. Jabbar Al-I Hussein Al-Luiebi the minister of oil ordered to build an integrated oil city in Halfaya city in Maysan governorate.
' Mr. Al-Luiebi said that the next period will witness more development projects.
'Under the OPEC deal, Iraq agreed to cut production by 210,000 bpd.
'Kurdish exports are running at about 520,000 to 530,000 bpd so far this month, he said.
'Exports increased in May from April '
'The products of the refinery must be environment friendly according to the international standards EURO-5.
'The investment (Lab) project with a capacity of (75.000) tons /year in Basrah governorate.'
' The two parties discussed during the meeting about developing the oil sector in Iraq “especially the gas sector”.
'It was reported that new discussions with Boeing Company to provide Iraq with different type of aircrafts called Boeing Max, but no figures of the amount of the contract were disclosed.
'“Across Iraq, children continue to witness sheer horror and unimaginable violence,” said Peter Hawkins, UNICEF Representative in Iraq. '
'‘Energy of the Future’ is the theme of Expo 2017 and it aims to foster discussion on the impact of energy consumption on the lives of people and the future of the planet.
'A Kurdish designer is planning to make 10 designs for the new Kurdish currency, which idea was started in 1994, when the Kurdish region
'“Germany highly appreciates WFP’s efforts to address the needs of the most vulnerable people in Iraq who are in dire need of life-saving assistance,” '
'He e pointed that the company will be administratively restructured, establishing a new parallel air company to reach Europe and finding solutions for the grounded planes.
'On the other hand, the Iraqi authorities denied opening the border vents with Syria and Jordan , because they are totally closed and subject to Da'ish control.
'Opening ceremony shall be next July,2017
'He pointed that the administration in Basra province was the biggest beneficiary of the Japanese loan among Iraqi companies.
'The current level of exports for this port reached to 250.000 b/d, but expected to increase it , after completion of the storage systems and tanks, to reach 600.000 b/d.
'In a statement, during a session of the future probabilities in Iraq, he pointed that more concentration should be made with Iraqi cities as a whole
' Mr. Jabbar Ali Hussein Al-Luiebi the minister of oil met with the CEO of GE American Company Mr. Rami Kassim '
' Mr. Kareem Hattab the deputy minister for up-streaming declared for the plans of the ministry of oil to increase the export capacities of the Amya oil port '
'The site of the new refinery will be in Fao area with the capacity of 300.000 b/d, liable for increase, in addition to a petrochemical complex.
'In a statement, the Iraqi pilots will drive them from the factory to Baghdad, which is the first accomplishment in Iraqi history.
'Mr. Jabbar Ali Hussein Al-Luiebi the minister of oil met with the German Ambassador in Baghdad Mr. Franz Josef Kremp and his entourage.
'Mr. Jabbar Ali Hussein Al-Luiebi the minister of oil met with the British Ambassador in Baghdad Mr. Frank Baker and his entourage.
'The factory was regarded the biggest one in the Middle East with a production capacity of 500.000 tons annually.'
' Mr. Jabbar Ali Hussain Al-Luiebi the minister of oil met with the regional manager of Petronas Malaysian Company Mr. Abd Malik Jaafar and his entourage.
'The ministry of oil declared for an elevation in the oil exports of May in comparison to April according to the primary statistics of SOMO Company.
'In a statement by the ministry, Water Resources Minister Hassan al-Janabi discussed with the Turkish ambassador Fatih Yeldiz a number of issues related to Iraqi water shares and building dams.
'In a statement, the ministry stressed that the private sector will be an important partner for the state in the coming stage to increase the provision of the services sector.
'The ministry is waiting the completion of the bids of the foreign companies that will participate in these bids for joint operations.
'The International Coalition destroyed five bridges in Mosul city to hinder the movement of Da'ish (ISIS) movement between the two sides of the city.
'Governor Ali al-Alaq pointed that this law will support the Iraqi banks and their clients, as well as creating a state of trust between the citizen and the banks.
'He added that more than 450.000 Iraqi youths are added to this figure annually, including 150.000 with high educational degrees.
'Official statements did not elaborate whether this connection will be on the ground, but the sources pointed that the cooperation will be through exchange of expertise and technology.
'The ministry issued orders for the private people or companies that recruited foreign worker to report their cases within three months' time,
'The announcement was made in a press conference with Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih.
'In a statement, a new round of talks were held to cover technical, financial and legal aspects of the investment project.
'Pier No. 11 was rehabilitated to be the venue for the new line, the sources reported.
'The plan aims at creating balance between population growth and the needs of development for better lives for the people.
'He added that this project will contribute in building about quarter a million housing units in the province.
'The agreement will commence at the beginning of 2019.
'Planning ministry's spokesman Abdul Zahra al-Hindawi admitted that there are some problems are connected with these fields, particularly trade exchange between Iraq and other countries.
'Governor Ali al-Alaq pointed that studies are underway to make the general frame work of the fund to activate the Iraqi economy through granting public loans and attracting foreign companies.
'In the first stage of rehabilitation, it is expected that production will reach between 240.000 to 500.000 tons, in the light production's sector, the sources added,
'The source reported that the price reached to 271.17 dollars per ton, including shipping charges, without unloading.
'Iraqi Municipalities Ministry used in 2012 Japanese loan to rehabilitate water distribution system.
'Kuwait agreed to postpone these compensations for the last two years due to the current war in Iraq against Da'ish (ISIS) organization and the decline in international oil prices.
'The news reported that Iraq was questioning the prices instead of international official bid.
'Technical Undersecretary Mehdi al-Qaisi stated that the agricultural sector will provide 80% of Iraqi wheat needs with expectations to reach 3.65 million tons.
'The Mayoralty is trying to remove some parts of these random areas, but , generally, is encountered with resistance in some cases.
'In a statement, the CBI pointed that "despite the decline in oil prices by 70%, the bank was abler to preserve its foreign currency reserves
'Advisor Mudh-hir Mohammed Saleh added that Iraq is expects to get international loans from different sources, including the 7 industrial counties and the European Union.
'The company supplied Najaf Airport with a radar on an earlier stage.
'Mr. Al-Luiebi confirmed on the necessity of strengthening & developing the relations with the international companies.'
'Mr. Allibi confirmed that the ministry is looking forward to develop the relations with PetroChina according to the aims of the company.'
'Mr. AL-Luiebi praised the workers in the port for their keenness to implement the shipping plans even in the bad weather. '
'The oil exports for March was (101,031,675) barrels, while the outcome was (4,744,726,000) dollars.'
'Mr. Al-Luiebi confirmed on the necessity of strengthening and developing the relations with the international companies. He also called to expand the work of the company'
'Mr. Al-Luiebi was grateful for all the staff of the north oil company (NOC), the supporting oil companies, the civil defense, the security forces'
' Mr. Jihad said that the oil price for February was 49 dollars and 127 cents for the single barrel.'
'Mr. Al- Luiebi confirmed that the ministry is keen to execute many service projects in the governorate. The first project will be the execution of the tourism city in Muftiya city. '
'Mr. Jihad said also that Iraq is committed with the resolution of OPEC to cut the production in order to support the oil prices and control over the glut of supply in the oil market. '
'Mr. Jihad said that the oil price for January was 48 dollars and 595 cents for the single barrel.'
'The products of the refinery must be environment friendly according to the international standards EURO-5.'
'Mr. Al-Luiebi said that the technical & engineering staff in the north refineries company (NRC) and the supporting authorities from the other oil companies '
'Mr. Witshing said that his country is keen to strengthen the bilateral cooperation with Iraq in all the sectors'
'In a statement, the two-day talks concentrated on completing the procedures to hold the joint banking committee during the coming two weeks.
'MP al-Shammari added that the Iraqi communications ministry will not be able to make a wall to prevent penetrating into the data base of the security .'
'Minister Mohammed Shia' al-Sudani attributed the poverty to the displacement of the people in the area that witness the current war against Da'ish (ISIS) organization.
'In a report, the Council elaborated the reserves of the Arab countries, as well as other world states.
'Shakir Razzak called for establishing joint Iraqi-Iranian banks to facilitate money transfer between the two countries.
'This resolution will oblige the central government of Baghdad to provide Basra province with the services that suits it, as happened in 1970s when
'Omani media organs reported that the proposed agreement does not any trade conditions for Iraq, except the idea of expanding Omani Duqum
'“We need to progress the energy infrastructure and we have worked to broaden the sector,” '
'mbassador has described the two countries “friends and brothers…we should do our best to improve ties between the two countries..."'
'In a statement, issued by the Iraqi finance ministry, said here that the meeting was held with an Iraqi delegation headed by Acting Finance Minister Abdul Razzaq al-Issa in Washington.
'The ministry pointed that this project shall be financed by the 13 billion-dollar British loan.
'The Russian delegation expressed desire to open specialized universities in human and applied sciences as a first step.
'Ms. Lise Grande, UNDP Resident Representative for Iraq, said “This authorization comes at just the right moment. A lot of work is already underway, '
'Previous production capacity reached to 1150 tons per day for one line of production.
'He pointed that there are 36 destroyed bridges along the highway, in addition to the need to liberate more cities , like Rawa, Ana and Qa'im cities, which stand as obstacles along the route.
'During 5-17 March, 2017, talks were held on SBA agreement which will last for 36 months, which was approved by the IMP on 7 July, 2016.
'Earlier, Iraqi Transport Minister Kadhim al-Hamami called the Vatican to develop this airport.
'The report, one of the most robust technical food security studies ever conducted in Iraq, warns of unprecedented levels of vulnerability and provides key recommendations '
'The agreement stipulated cancelling the fees imposed on Kurdish agricultural products to be sent to other parts of the country, with similar move to the Kurdish region.
'MP Sarhan Ahmed pointed that Iraq needs more loans for 2018 and 2019.
'The ministry added that it tried to overcome the lack of funds on national wheat production.
'Thi Qar Oil Company took measures for the independence of its oilfields from previous South Oil Company.'
'"Iraq need 60 billion dollars for the infrastructures, 80 billion dollars for drinking water, 10 billion dollars to rehabilitate dams and 10-12 billion for supporting projects"
'He pointed the importance of implementing the projects on deferred payment because they have connections with the lives of the ordinary citizens, such as hospitals and water stations.'
'In a statement, he pointed that there is no "special evaluation" on the dam, but the Syrian side should announce the dangers of its downfall following long years '
'Mr. Pierre Lemelin, Senior Programme Manager, UNMAS Iraq, emphasized that “UNMAS appreciates Japan’s continuous commitment to support humanitarian mine action in Iraq.'
'The government-owned bank will join hands with Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking to support an Iraqi government power project
'The Commission pointed out that Iraqi Hadeetha Dam will prevent the drowning other areas inside the country, as reported by its chairman Shrouq al-Abayachi.
'Minister Lihaibi is currently on an official visit to Jordan to attend the Iraqi-Jordanian Higher Commission.
'In a statement by the Iraqi Immigration and Displaced Ministry said that the assistance baskets contained rice, oil, tea, sugar, serial, dairy and children milk.
'MP Shrooq al-Abayachi expressed Iraqi readiness to assist the Syrian government, if requested, to rehabilitate the Dam.'
'He charged pro-government sources of obstructing the investigation on the work of the Iraqi Customs Department.
'The commodities ranged from consumer good, as well as construction and electrical equipment from different countries.
'During a seminar held by the Iraqi Water Resources Ministry on Mosul's Dam, he added that Iraq wants "acceptable" division of waters according to international accords.
'He added that unemployment and corruption is prevailing in the country.'
'Iraq has a contract with US Boeing company to buy 45 planes, which was signed in 2008 to enhance its fleet which was destroyed during the Gulf wars.'
'Iraqi Parliamentary Tourism Commission called the government to exert more efforts to make the area '
'The digging of the artesian wells came within the framework of a Kuwaiti campaign to support the Iraqi people in Kurdistan, particularly in Arbil area.'
'In a statement, the plan took into consideration the roles played by donor countries, which depended on "empowerment bases, not charity in financing".'
'This outlet was closed for the last 13 years, but to be opened once a year during the pilgrimage season.'
'In a report, the rice production for 2016 reached 181.3 thousand tons, while the sunflower production reached to 0.9 thousand tons.
'In a statement, he added that the Iraqi government is still implementing a number of projects to support the private sector.'
'In a speech in 5th. Sulaimaniya Forum to discuss post-Da'ish era, he pointed that Da'ish organization was not defending the Sunni sec.
'The implementation of the projects shall be under local government supervision, in cooperation with the Fund.
'The spokesman of the ministry Abdul Zahra al-Hindawi pointed that the plan will take into consideration the current challenges in the country.'
'In an oil conference in Houston , USA, he added that Iraq will participate if the extension was made to the second half of this year.
'Spokesman of the ministry Abdul Zahra al-Hindawi added that the British loan was "not the only one among others from the World Bank and other countries".'
'Iraqi Premier's spokesman Saad al-Hadithi pointed that the governmental support led to the achievement of this production, pointing that about 12 billion dollars were spent in this regard.
'n a statement, the ministry, the sub-stations are in Basra (Shatt-al-Arab), Muthanna, Missan and Nassiriya (Shatra) provinces, as well as providing transportable stations.'
'Currently, Iraq has about 16 million palm trees, only 10 million are productive.'
'He pointed out that the ministry is trying to increase its oil and gas reserves through drilling more wells'
'Iraq’s Oil Minister, Jabbar al-Luaibi has released a statement indicating Iraq will begin offshore oil and gas exploration to increase the country’s crude reserves. '
'The project was granted to the German PWT company within the framework of the German loan granted to Iraq.'
'The refinery will process 300 thousand barrels per day of crude oil '
'Russia’s Lukoil and the Japanese operator INPEX discovered the additional reserves'
'"Iraq is obliged to cover its deficits through loans, so we need the oil prices to be high to 60 dollars per barrel to cover the deficit", Ibadi elaborated'
'The port was established by a Philippines company on the basis of joint operation.'
'He added that Iraq pledged paying part of its debts for the electricity supply which reached to 1.2 billion dollars.
'Iraq is the second Arab country that join this agreement, where only 18 countries only signed it before Iraq.'
'Water Commission warned against "ignoring" the negative aspects of the Turkish Aliso Dam.'
'Governor Ali al-Alaq pointed that the selling of the dollar is one of the main duties of the central banks around the world.'
'Egypt is trying to import one million barrels of oil on a monthly basis. '
'Cabinet, the formation of the committee was discussed.'
'This additional support in response to the ongoing crisis in Iraq will be widely implemented in the various fields including food security, water,etc..
'MP Sarhan Ahmed pointed that the "inability is not concerned with border outlets or customs, but in other governmental orgas at the center and other provinces".'
'Al-Sarraj, Chairman of the Iraqi Center for Media Development, added that "Turmp's policies may initiate greater tensions within the international politics".'
'The contract was signed with an Iraqi company with a duration of 25 years, liable for extension'
'Iraqi governmental institutions of "non-cooperation and neglecting local production".'
'Chairman of the Commission, Hassan al-Yassiri, added that 13863 reports and cases for corruption cases were tackled, with a 77% of completion was achieved'
'Egypt is trying to get one or two million tons of oil on a monthly basis from Iraq'
' On the sidelines of the visit… Mr. Allibi met with the Egyptian minister of petroleum Mr. Tarik Al-Mullah and discussed with him about strengthening the bilateral relations '
'The rehabilitation & development process will include the digging and deepen of the passages & anchor places of the oil tankers'
'That was during his speech in the workshop of (Chatham House) which is concerned with the oil & energy'
'The minister of oil declares the accomplishment of the draft of the two laws of oil & gas and sends them the general secretariat of the cabinet'
'Mr. Allibi said that the draft of the laws was sent to the general secretariat of the cabinet in order to be discussed and approved, then to be referred to the parliament to gain the approval'
'The latest agreement between the OPEC members to introduce a certain cut in their respective shares of the crude oil market is a positive step in order to balance the market'
'Reuters has recently reported Iraq’s southern oil fields have cut oil production '
'These comments arise after Kurdistan Regional Government and Baghdad have disputed conditions of an oil sharing agreement and Kurdistan's attempts to become an autonomous state. '
'It is backed “by a 100 percent guarantee by the U.S. government'
' Mr. Jabbar A. Allibi the minister of oil declared for the elevation of the production of the liquid gas to 5350 tons/ day.
' The information bags was accomplished for all the investment refineries which will be delivered for the investor companies with a specified price (nonrefundable).
' Furthermore, the determination of Iraq`s production cut was not based on the country`s official production level. '
'This news comes as the head of ABL stated their combined assets of US$200 billion '
' Mr. Allibi presented a detailed presentation about the fact of oil & energy in Iraq and the challenges which are facing the oil industry in there'
There are about 350 Arabic and regional members participates in the forum including 11 ministers & more than 50 responsible members & international experts '
' The initiative to stop burning the gases completely within the year 2030 states the following:
' It is worthy to mention that the ministry of oil have invited Sonangol Angolan Company to resume their development operations in the fields of Kayara & Najma.'
' Mr. Allibi said also that he hopes that the oil prices will elevate after controlling over the glut of the produced oil in addition to the growth of the global need to oil during the next period.'
' Mr. Jabbar A. Allibi the minister of oil invited Sonangol Angolan Company to resume their work in developing Kayara & Najma oil fields in Nineveh governorate.
' Mr. Jabbar A. Allibi the minster of oil expected a fast development in the bilateral relations between Iraq and Turkey during the next period in the oil & energy sector.
' The ministry of oil declared for the exportation of the first shipment "and the 14th one" of the condensed gas for 2017 by the Basra Gas Company through Um-Qasr Port.
' Mr. Jabbar A. Allibi the minister of oil confirmed that Iraq has started the procedures of cutting the national production of crude oil within the beginning of 2017 '
Mr. Jabbar A. Allibi the minister of oil declared for the elevation of the Iraq exports form the southern ports to 3 million '
' The two parties discussed during the meeting about strengthening the mutual cooperation between the two countries in the oil & gas sector.
' The Iraqi ministry of oil declared its oil exports for the previous September 2016 which was lower than August '
'Additional funds in the sum of 21.5 billion yen will aid in the rebuilding of a thermal power station in the province of Basra '
'This announcement comes despite both regions signing an oil agreement over the summer after failing to agree an amendment to the previously failed oil sharing agreement.'
'Mr. Assim Jihad recently announced Iraq exported (268061) cubic meters, and (30341) tons of the liquefied gas during 2016'
'Following his election as president of France in May, 2012, the socialist Hollande increased French operations against terrorism'
'Usually held in London, the well-attended conference marked the first time the IBBC has held an event in the UAE, a hub for global and regional companies that operate in the Middle East.
' The Iraqi delegation which visited Kuwait and headed by Mr. Jabbar A. Allibi the minister of oil held a meeting with the Kuwaiti side.
Mr. Jabbar A. Allibi the minister of oil praised the World Bank for its support to Iraq'
'Mr. Allibi held a meeting in Basra with the responsible members of the national oil companies
'The Iraqi-French Business Council Economic Forum was held in Bagdad on the 1st of Dec. 2016'
' Mr. Jabbar A. Allibi the minister of oil declared for extinguishing the well No. 68 in Qayara oil field in Nineveh governorate.
'Basra Gas Company exported the 13th shipment of the C5 condensed gas through Khor Al-Zubair port in Basra'
'The minister of oil invited the Egyptian big companies to participate actively in the investment & implementation of the Iraqi oil & gas industry development projects.
'"Before Heading to Kuwait" … Iraq is going to Discuss Three Important Cases.
' Mr. Jabbar A. Allibi the minister of oil participated in the meeting of the Organization of the Arab petroleum exporting countries (OAPEC) in Cairo.'
'The reforms will help build trust between Iraqi citizens and their government, by making the management of public funds more efficient and transparent'
By the presence of the minister of oil Mr. Jabbar A. Allibi, the deputy ministers and other responsible members from the ministry and its establishments.'
' Mr. Jabbar A. Allibi the minister of oil met with the CEO of Exxon Mobil Company Mr. Brad Corson'
' Mr. Lee shown the readiness of his company to go forward to achieve the desired goals and raise the production.'
' Mr. Krimp said that his country is aiming to strengthen the bilateral cooperation with Iraq in all the sectors "Especially the oil & gas industry sector".'
Mr. Adnan N. Sajit the director general of (MOC) said that the Howaiza oil field is one of the oil fields which are located on the border '
' Mr. Jabbar A. Allibi the minister of oil was hopeful to witness a stability in the oil market during the first half of 2017.
'He added that the Ministry is working on providing the appropriate environment for companies working in Iraq.
' Mr. Allibi received a written letter from the Iranian minister of energy about strengthening the relations and the associated cooperation between the two countries'
'The IMF-supported program includes measures to protect the poor, enhance financial sector stability, and curb corruption
' The ministry of oil declared for the oil exports of the last November which was 4 million & 51 thousand barrels/ day.
' The ministry of oil announced for the arrival of the firefighting equipment & machines for the oil wells fire extinguishing in Qayara field.
' oil exports for November have reached a record high of 4.051 million bpd.'
'It is the 12th shipment of the C5 condensed gas in addition to a new shipment of the liquefied gas through Um-Qasr port.'
'Iraq is therefore, one of the fastest growing economies in the world.
'The completion date will be December 31, 2017. '
'The Deputy minister of upstream operations, Fayadh al-Nema will now become deputy minister'
'The two parties talked during the meeting about the mutual cooperation and the opening of new horizons to contribute in developing the oil industry in Iraq'
'Mr. Allibi said also that the technical & engineering staff of the ministry of oil are working day & night to extinguish all the wells which was sabotaged by the terrorist gangs of ISIS'
'Mr. Allibi said that he directed the concerned oil companies in the ministry of oil to speed up the rehabilitation of the Qayara refinery and the pumping stations
'Mr. Allibi said that it is necessary to go forward to raise the oil & gas production in Badra oil field according to the future plans for this field
' Mr. Allibi said that the two parties agreed to cooperate in the renewable energy sector to make use of the Jordanian experience
' The technical & engineering staff of the north oil company (NOC) and the support formations was able to extinguish the well No. 46 in Qayara town in Nineveh governorate.
'The two parties talked during the meeting about strengthening the mutual cooperation between Iraq & South Korea in the energy & economy sectors'
'International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) has officially inaugurated the first phase of its new $130-million greenfield port development at Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT) in Umm Qasr.'
'Mr. Sinoosi praised Mr. Allibi for his role in the last conference of OPEC which was held in Algeria at September'
'The one-year project aims to foster social cohesion, reduce tensions between local communities and displaced Iraqis and returnees, and support the role of women in peace and security.
'Mr. Allibi said that there are good historic relations between Iraq & France'
' Mr. Allibi said that the ministry gives a big attention to the international companies work to develop the big oil fields such as the work of Lukoil in (West Qurna/ 2)'
'Mr. Allibi said that there are good relationships between Iraq & Indonesia, and stressed on the necessity of strengthening these relationships and develop them in all the sectors'
'Mr. Assim Jihad the spokesman of the ministry of oil said that Iraq is keen to communicate with the oil producer countries inside or outside OPEC'
'Mr. Jihad said that some well-known global media have published false information about the oil exports of September'
' Mr. Jabbar A. Allibi the minister of oil visited Algeria and participated in the conference of the ministers of oil of OPEC.
' The ministry of oil signed at Thursday the 29th of September
' Mr. Allibi was received by the Algerian minister of energy Mr. Noor Al-Deen Botarfa and the Iraqi Ambassador Mr. Abdurrahman Al-Hussaini'
'Mr. Allibi stressed on the necessity of using the national efforts to remove the rubble from the production facilities in the Kayiara field'
' In order to raise the exportation and the fluency of oil shipping to the tanker ships. The ministry of transportation shown their readiness to cooperate with the ministry of oil to do these jobs'
'Mr. Allibi said "the significance of the oil prices and their impression on the governmental outcome requires us to monitor the global market'
' The two parties discussed during the meeting about the mutual cooperation between the two countries and the ways of developing the oil industry in Iraq'
' The two parties discussed about the mutual cooperation and raising the production in Badra oil field as well as the oil industry development in Iraq'
'Mr. Allibi said that there are historic relations between Iraq and Italy and it is necessary to strengthen and develop these relations in all the sectors'
'Mr. Niema stressed on the necessity of cooperation with the well-known global companies on the project consultation & implementation issues'
'The ministry confirms that the last agreement is still active'
'Dr. Maasom and Mr. Allibi discussed during the meeting about the oil sector and the way to develop it'
'U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken (pictured) announced this new funding today'
The meeting was initiated by Deputy Secretary Blinken stating that the United States support for the Kurdistan Region will continue '
'Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has denied that there is any new agreement between Baghdad and Erbil regarding the export of crude oil.
'Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has agreed with Foster Wheeler to cooperate on implementing projects of increase oil storage and export capacity.
'Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Ibrahim Al-Jaafari met the British Minister of State for International Development Mr Rory Stewart in London on Saturday.
'KRG Minister of Foreign Relations, Ambassador of Ukraine to Iraq Mr. Anatolii Marynts announced the decision of the government of Ukraine to open an honorary consulate in the Kurdistan Region '
'Dr. Aqeel al-Khazali, who presented an overview of the reform priorities focusing on training, monitoring and evaluation, and security management and oversight.'
Ambassador Silliman arrived in Iraq on September 1, 2016. '
'The two parties discussed during the meeting about the mutual cooperation and the development of the oil industry in Iraq'
'The two parties discussed during the meeting about the mutual cooperation and the investment of gas in the energy sector'
'The two parties discussed during the meeting about the mutual cooperation and the development of the oil & gas sector in Iraq'
'The two parties discussed during the meeting about the mutual cooperation and the expansion of the participation of the Japanese companies in the projects of oil & gas in Iraq'
'Dutch ambassador is keen to strengthen the mutual relations between the two countries in order to achieve the mutual interest.
'Prime Minister al-Abadi announced Iraq would be exporting oil via Ceyhan port in Turkey without explanation. '
'The two parties discussed during the meeting about the mutual cooperation between the two countries in the oil industry'
'Mr. Luaybi said that BP must re-consider some methods & formulas related with the profits, by depending on the reality of some changes which have occurred lately on the oil prices'
'The meeting was attended by the deputy ministers, the inspector general and the directors general of the oil companies & directorates'
'Mr. Luaybi stressed on the necessity of coordination between the two ministries in order to develop the work via the application of the common projects in order to serve the public interest'
'Mr. Luaybi said that it is necessary to increase the pace of work in the 9th exploratory area in Basra which is related to the work of Kuwait Energy'
'Mr. Luaybi said that the ministry of oil takes a good care of the work of the international companies which are working on the development of the big oil fields'
'The lifting of Iran’s sanctions have meant that Iraq’s 14% quota needs revision '
'Geopolitical and economic instability in Iraq have caused the worlds second largest oil producer to be in a constant state of crisis for the last several years.'
'Mr. Niema said that the opening of these projects can be considered as the real start for the investment of the associated gas in Maysan province'
'The funds will help in restoring government schools, hospitals, electricity and water systems. '
'Output at the Luhais field, operated by state-run South Oil Company, increased by 10,000 bpd to 90,000 bpd in July, according to a company official.
'The two parties discussed during the celebration about the unique steps which was applied on the projects modules which was chosen within the application project and the achieved results'
'Mr. Assim Jihad the spokesman of the ministry said that the exported oil quantities for the previous June was (95.300) million barrels and their outcome was (3.829) billion dollars'
'Mr. Adnan N. Sajit the director general of the company said that MOC completed the drilling of the wells'
'Mr. Hamid Y. Salih the deputy minister for gas industry said that the ministry exported new (24.000) m3 of the condensed gas & (1600) tons of the liquefied gas from Um- Qasr port in the south of Iraq'
'These quantities were exported from the southern ports in Basra. '
'Kirkurk has pleaded their need for own refinery'
'This will be the third shipment of liquified gas for Iraq. '
'The funds are “to help the government and the people of Iraq to Recover as territory is liberated…"'
'Lower oil prices and “adverse geopolitical developments” have led GKP to default on debt obligations and cash flow problems.
'The Iraqi Government needs to create fiscal space to pay suppliers and international oil companies.'
'Iraq Receives first Installment of IMF Fund '
'The grant from the Government of Japan has supported provision of safe drinking water, sanitation and education facilities for internally displaced people (IDPs) in Iraq.
'Mr. Assim Jihad the spokesman of the ministry said that the exported oil quantities from the middle & southern fields'
'Also met with newly appointed US Consul General '
'April exports numbers, however, were higher than March 2016 exports with 3.364 million barrels per day (bpd)'
Iraq’s Transport Minister, Abdul Hussein Abtan announces new investment opportunities at a conference at Baghdad Airport '
'Mr. Assim Jihad the spokesman of the ministry said that the exported oil quantities for the previous May from the middle & southern ports was (99.200) million barrels'
'Musher Salih,a financial policy advisor to Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has recently announced Iraq will repay all arrears to foreign oil'
Naseh knows her job will not be an easy one though. '
'Members of the Council of Representatives attended, along with officials from the Council of Ministers Secretariat, various government ministries, provincial governments, and the private sector.'
'Mr. Assim Jihad the spokesman of the ministry said that the exported oil quantities from the middle & southern fields for the previous May was (99.205.367) million barrels'
'Mr. Jihad said also that the ministry is going on to export the liquefied gas after achieving the self-sufficiency of this material and reaching the national production to (5000) m3'
'The deputy minister discussed during the meeting about developing & improving the production in the Iraqi refineries'
'The ministry confirmed that it is committed with the monthly available exportation quantities for June'
'The call was made by Chairman of the Federation of Arab Contractors Fahd Al Hammadi at a conference held in Amman'
'Iraq Ambassador to Joran believes safety is the next hurdle before opening the border. '
'Dr. Abdulbasit T. Saeed the head of the body said - we are thankful for the ministry of oil and everyone whom contributed in this accomplishment'
' Mr. Hamid Y. Salih the deputy minister of oil for gas affairs announced for the exportation of the third shipment of the C5 condensed gas through the southern ports.
' The ministry of oil held a celebration by coordination with (USAID) for the opening of (Primavera P6) unit in the oil projects company SCOP.
' Dr. Hamid Y. Salih the deputy minister for gas industry, declared for elevating the national production of the dry gas to (1100) MSCF & (5000) tons of LPG.
'Iraqis have a right to hear a variety of perspectives on current events'
' The Iraqi ministry of oil Declared its primary daily oil exports for the previous April 2016 “which was the highest”.
'Maysan Oil Company (MOC) announced for the accomplishment of drilling 5 new wells within the Halfaya oil field.
'Mr. Fayadh H. Niema the senior deputy minister of oil announced for the elevation of the oil production from Badra field in Wasit province to (65) thousand barrels'
'President Masoud Barzani received a Japanese embassy delegation headed by Ambassador Fumio Iwai, Japan’s Ambassador to Iraq.
'"Iraq will offer one of the biggest investment opportunities to UK companies in the first half of this century."'
'The ceremony included a breathtaking audiovisual performance and celebrated Erbil's role as the "capital of tolerance and diversity."'
'Ms. Gilmore Stated: Iraqis are crying out for fairness, recognition, justice, appreciation and meaningful participation in shaping their future – a process that goes forward and not backwards.'
'The aid will go towards funding food security, health care as well as relief for projects covering Anbar province.
'Mr. Fayadh H. Niema the senior deputy minister confirmed during the celebration of signature in the ministry building, that the memorandum signature was done after two years'
'The funds will be received in two instalments to the UNDP program called, Funding Facility for Immediate Stabilisation (FFIS) which quickly distributes funds to help infrastructure'
'Electronic media have published recently a press report included allegations about a corruption in one of the oil contracts...'
'Unaoil is a family owned and run company founded by Iranian Ata Ahsani who fled Tehran during the Islamic revolution. '
'Dr. Hamid Y. Salih the deputy minister for gas industry confirmed that the staff of the gas filling company (GFC) could rehabilitate the factory with a record time'
'The ministry of oil held a joint meeting in Tuesday the 5th of April included the chairman of the parliamentary integrity commission'
'Does not see plans for political agreements...'
'Kurdistan is currently exporting oil independently from central Iraq and have also stopped receiving government funding.
'Marwa al-Nasaa, Amman-based IMF resident representative for Iraq maintains this will better match global oil prices
'“Tourism,” he said. “Iraq is the cradle of civilization, and you have at least five or six civilizations on top of each other ...'
'Mr. Assim Jihad the spokesman of the ministry said that the exported oil quantities for the previous March was (101.865.415) barrels, and the outcome was (2.891.575) billion dollars'
'Christian Josz, head of the IMF's Iraq mission said the package would be dispersed over the next three years'
“It is my great pleasure to announce Japan’s contribution of $23.5 million to UNDP,” H.E. Mr. Fumio Iwai, Ambassador of Japan to Iraq said. “This includes $16 million to FFIS,” he continued.'
'The funds are intended to help resolve the humanitarian crisis in Iraq.
'The two parties discussed during the meeting about the mutual relations between the two countries and the way to develop them, especially in the different economic fields'
'The two parties discussed during the meeting about the cooperation between the two countries especially in the oil & gas industry sector'
'World Bank Allocates USD250 Million for Iraq’s stability
CONSORTIUM BIDS FOR RE-ROUTED IRAQ-JORDAN OIL EXPORT PIPELINE: SOURCE'
'The ongoing dispute between Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan continues as has not not yet pumped oil to Turkey via the Kurdish pipeline, according to the Iraqi Minister of Oil.
'This forum organizes many activities to discuss the political and economic situation in Iraq'
'Mr. Abd Al-Mahdi discussed with Mr. Ismael about strengthening the mutual relations between the two countries.'
'Trade between Iraq and Iran is currently around $12 billion Iranian Minister in Iraq for Trade Talks'
'"Germany ready to do what it can to stabilize iraq..."'
'Adel Abdul Mahdi has agreed to allow any decision by OPEC and non-OPEC members when considering a cut in crude production.'
'Architecture Firm, AMBS has designed the “beacon for Iraq’s future."'
'Iraq wants foreign oil companies to cut spending as the nation seeks to narrow a budget gap caused by lower crude prices.'
'The Chinese ambassador in Iraq, Mr. Wang Yong met with Iraq’s minister of oil, Mr. Adil Abd Al-Mahdi on Thursday the 14th of January 2016.'
'Oil Minister to provide full support to university programs to raise efficiency in students.'
'The Council of Ministers also approves the name of South Oil Company to Basra Oil Company'
'December official exports were 99.65 million barrels of oil per day'
'Generating just under $50 billion'
'Iraq Signed 5 agreements & memorandums of understanding with China'
'Mr. Abd Al-Mahdi said that Iraq is now globally the third oil producer, the fourth exporter and the third oil reserve with 130 billion barrels of oil as well as gas.'
'Iraq Minister of Oil heads the meeting with BP'
'Mr. Pasteli, Deputy Head of ENI, said that his company is aiming to expand the cooperation and cooperate in developing the oil industry in Iraq.'
'Mr. Abd Al-Mahdi confirmed that Iraq is keen to strengthen the relations with the well-known global companies.'
'Exports of 3.365 million barrels per day generating over $3.67 billion dollars'
'Mr. Abd Al-Mahdi said also that if the non-member countries does not commit with the production limit so that the member countries should do the same. '
'The meeting was also attended by the deputies of the minister, the directors general of the ministry and representative members from the Basra gas company'
'Saudi Arabia are considering proposing a cut in production for OPEC members by 1 million barrels per day'
'Mr. Niema said in his speech during the celebration of this event that the ministry of oil “represented OEC” spent huge efforts to reach this step and gain the certificate.'
'Mr. Abd Al-Mahdi said this project is one of the significant strategic investment projects in elevating exports from the country'
'Iraq’s overall exports have risen by about 40% to more than 3 million bpd and deliveries of 1 million bpd to Europe'
'The 4 billion barrel Zubair Oil field is currently run by ENI, Occidental, KOGAS and Iraq's Missan Oil Company.'
'The Iraq Minister of Oil said that the ministry is keen for the foreign investments in order to develop the country as well as the oil investment.'
'Basra Governorate is home to 70% of Iraq proven gas reserves, estimated at almost 112 trillion cubic feet - the 12th largest in the world according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)'
'October exports of 83.94 million barrels generating an income of 3.3 billion dollars '
'The Iraqi third conference for oil & gas was held on the 28th of October 2015'
'September exports were 91.5 million barrels and their achieved income of $3.725 billion dollars '
'Mr. Beck said that his company is keen to work in the Iraqi oil sector.'
'The Ministry of Oil Signs a Contract with a Czech Company to Build a Refinery.'
'Announcement from the Iraq Ministry of Oil'
'Intertek signed a multi-year agreement and it is the first time SOC has appointed a third party inspection company to provide quality control and health and safety checks.
'The award of excellence is for reducing the associated gas burning during the crude oil up-streaming.'
'Generated $3.7 billion dollars from exports in September
'Ministry of Oil: Modifications on the 9th Area Contract.'
'OEC Gains the ISO Certificate.'
'SOMO reported 95.5 million barrels and their achieved outcome which is about US$3.925 billion dollars '
'In December 2014 an agreement was met between the KRG and the central government that the Kurdish region would receive 17 percent of Iraq's national budget from Baghdad.'
' Mr. Abd Al- Mahdi confirmed that Iraq is keen to enforce the relations with the global well-known companies such as Total'
'Petronas is the main operator of the Gharraf project'
'In the local Iraq newspaper 'al-Adala' said he wants to work International Oil Companies to find ways to reduce costs and link them to oil prices.'
'The same issue that the federal ministry of oil confirms in the mutual memorandums and meetings between the two parties to solve these critical issues '
'Investment is required to increase production'
'July exports reached 96.3 million barrels generating $4.8 billion dollars'
'Even though the area in the South of Iraq isn't effected by the ISIS, this is another of the challenges that foreign oil companies are experiencing in IRAQ.'
'"Last month the Kurdistan Region exported 4.4 million barrels of oil through SOMO Marketing Company, Baghdad in return sent 166 billion Iraqi Dinars to Kurdistan region,”'
'The humanitarian situation was of the gravest concern in a situation where at least 8.2 million people, roughly one in four Iraqis, needed urgent assistance'
'Keys banks include Deutch Bank and City Bank'
'OPEC decided to keep the production table of crude oil to 30 million barrels for the next 6 months'
' The Iraqi ministry of oil announced for its oil exports for the previous April 2015 which was (92.3) million barrels and their achieved outcome which is about (4.791) billion dollars'
'The Iraqi ministry of oil announced for its oil exports for the previous April 2015 which was (92.8) million barrels'
'Mr. Adil Abd Al-Mahdi the minister of oil met with the Jordanian minister of energy and minerals Mr. Ibrahim Saif, in addition to Mr. Kassim Al-Fahdawi the Iraqi minister of electricity '