Exxon Begins Exploration in Kurdistan Region

By John Lee.

Exxon Mobil has begun exploration for oil in Kurdistan Region, according to a report from PUKmedia.

Safeen Dezae, Spokesman for the KRG, told the news agency that the company began its first stage of exploration with the scoping of locations; the second stage will involve exploratory drilling.

Regarding the impact of the company’s working in the Region on the Federal government,

Dezae said that the constitution allowed the province or region to deal with newly found oil fields, adding that there are no legal or constitutional problems regarding this matter.

He called for the passing of the oil and gas law to resolve any conflicts,

(Source: PUKmedia)

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