KRG, IOCs meet Iraqi Oil Ministry in Baghdad to discuss oil export resumption

This visit is a significant step in addressing the ongoing issues of oil exports and aims to extend the dialogue between the KRG and the Iraqi government, ensuring a collaborative approach to resolving the challenges faced by the oil industry in the region.
The Official Coat of Arms of Kurdistan Region's Government and the Iraqi Government (L). (Photo: Kurdistan 24)
The Official Coat of Arms of Kurdistan Region's Government and the Iraqi Government (L). (Photo: Kurdistan 24)

ERBIL (Kurdistan24) - A delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and representatives from international oil and gas (IOCs) companies arrived in Baghdad on Saturday, June 8, 2024, following an invitation from the Iraqi Oil Ministry.

Omed Sabah, Chief of Staff to the Council of Ministers’ Presidency, announced at a press conference that the primary objectives of the joint visit and subsequent meeting with the Iraqi Oil Ministry are to extend the dialogue between the Kurdistan Region’s Government and the Iraqi government and to establish a mechanism to resume oil exports.

"The aim is to foster continued dialogue and cooperation between the Kurdistan Region’s Government and the Iraqi government, and to find a practical solution to resume the process of oil exports," Sabah stated.

This visit marks a significant step in addressing the ongoing issues surrounding oil exports and aims to extend the dialogue between the KRG and the Iraqi government, ensuring a collaborative approach to resolving the challenges faced by the oil industry in the region.

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the Iraqi Oil Ministry have met with the Iraqi Oil Ministry to discuss the issues of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the oil companies in Baghdad Oil of the Kurdistan Region.

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) negotiating delegation on Wednesday met with companies that deal with the transportation and production of oil and gas within the region. 

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The meeting discussed the latest developments in the region, and Erbil-Baghdad disputes on the budget and oil, as well as highlighting KRG steps in the framework of defending the constitutional rights of the Kurdistan Region.