The Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs and Minister of Oil praised the national effort and its ability to manage oil fields and facilities with high efficiency, and that the ministry is working to increase the national content to gain sufficient experience through their involvement in field work and specialized courses, this came during an inspection tour of the West Qurna 1 / West fields. Qurna / 2 in the province of Basra.
"The various events, challenges and circumstances have proved the professional and national responsibility enjoyed by the engineers, technicians and workers in the oil sector," Oil Minister Thamer Abbas al-Ghadhban said.
He stressed the keenness of the government and the ministry to provide the appropriate conditions for the work of international companies and encourage foreign investment in the oil industry, as well as keeping pace with technological progress to develop national facilities in accordance with the latest international standards.
The Deputy Prime Minister for Energy and Oil Minister chaired an extensive meeting in the West Qurna 1 field with the management of the field and workers, where he listened to a comprehensive review of plans and programs for the development of the field presented by the Director of West Qurna 1 / Engineer Abdul Jabbar Abbas, and praised the Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs Field workers through their implementation of the program planned to develop and increase production.
In the field of West Qurna 2 / Deputy Prime Minister for Energy and Oil Minister chaired an expanded meeting of the joint management of the field and its workers, and praised the outstanding cooperation between national companies and international companies and contracted and invested in oil fields and their contribution and cooperation together in the development of oil fields, including "Lukoil" Russian which contributes to the development of West Qurna field / 2.
The representative of the Russian company "Lukoil" reviewed the plans of joint management and stages of development of the field, praising the cooperation, support and support provided by the Ministry and the Basra Oil Company, in order to achieve common goals in the development of the field and increase and sustain production.
The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Oil accompanied on his tour of the oil fields in southern Iraq, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Extraction Affairs Fayyad Hassan Nehmeh, the Director General of the Basra Oil Company, the Director General of the South Gas Company, the Director of the Minister's Office, the Director of the Security Permits Office, and a spokesman for the Ministry Director of Information Office.