The Ministerial Energy Committee chaired by Deputy Prime Minister for Energy and Oil Minister Thamer Abbas Al-Ghadhban held its weekly meeting, where a range of issues were discussed on the agenda.
At the beginning of the meeting, the Deputy Prime Minister for Energy stressed the importance of this sector in the promotion and development of the national economy, which requires a great effort to meet the challenges, through the plans and programs of the honest and work in a spirit of one team in order to achieve the government's goals in the optimal investment of national wealth and upgrading the level of services provided to citizens .
The committee also discussed the plans of the Ministry of Electricity for 2019 and investment projects, alternative energy and other files that come within the priorities of the work, and was directed attention to maximize the financial resources of the Ministry for its importance in the development of this sector and upgrading the level of services provided to the Iraqi citizen.
The committee also decided to direct the Ministry of Water Resources to prepare a technical and assessment study on the dam of Derbandikhan.
In the oil sector, the committee agreed to hold drilling wells provided by the Basra Petroleum Company within the development projects of West Qurna / 2 in the province of Basra and transfer the contract to the Council of Ministers for approval.
Source: Ministry of Oil