By John Lee.
Iraqi Oil Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi [Adil Abd Al-Mahdi] visited Egypt and headed a delegation to attend the Tripartite Meeting of the oil Ministers of Iraq, Egypt and Jordan to complete the discussions about the oil and gas transportation pipeline.
He signed a memorandum of understanding with the Egyptian minister of petroleum and minerals, Farooq Al-Mullah, regarding cooperation with Egypt in the crude oil, gas, drilling, refining, pipeline extension, infrastructure and training.
At the same time he signed meeting minutes with Al-Mullah and the Jordanian minister of Minerals, Ibrahim Saif, to extend the oil pipeline from Basra to Aqaba.
(Source: Ministry of Oil)