Iran's Increases Energy Cooperation with Iraq

Iranian Oil Minister, Rostam Qassemi [Qasemi] (pictured), has said that Iran is keen to expand oil cooperation with Iraq.

Speaking on the sidelines of an oil conference in Tehran, he told reporters that cooperation in joint oil fields and exporting Iranian gas to Iraq are examples of the growing cooperation between the two countries, adding that Iran supports Iranian companies that supply Iraq with equipment for oil projects.

According to Iran's FARS News Agency, Iran has agreed to pump 25 mcm per day of natural gas to Iraq via the Friendship Pipeline project, under construction between Iran, Iraq and Syria.

(Source: FARS News Agency)

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