, said House Speaker Salim al – Jubouri, Sunday that the oil and gas law is still not closed its mind, noting that the law is the backbone to regulate the relationship between the center and the region and producing provinces.
Jubouri said in Iraq Energy Forum held in Baghdad and attended by Alsumaria News, said that ” the draft oil and gas law , which represents a light legislative work laws and since 2007 has not resolved his order by the government and the House of Representatives , ” noting that ” the law is still pending and that it is no longer a final form compound it was withdrawn several times. ”
He added Jubouri that ” the project has come under intense political bickering , ” he said, adding that ” the law is the backbone to regulate the relationship between the center and the region and producing provinces and the regulatory framework for national and foreign investment in the sector.”
It is noteworthy that the Ministry of Oil has called, in the 17th of December 2014, to speed up the legislation of the oil and gas law, to regulate the relationship between the governments in Baghdad and Erbil, and ensure the distribution of oil imports to the provinces producing almost guarantees their rights, while the provincial council renewed Basra demanding the involvement of the province file oil contracts to ensure financial and administrative entitlements.