By John Lee.
Oil Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi [Adil Abd Al-Mahdi] met on Sunday with a delegation from the French oil company Total, lead by Mr. Pascal Carrier.
The Minister confirmed that Iraq is keen to foster relations with companies such as Total, and aims to expand cooperation in the field of oil and energy to develop and increase the production.
The company is involved in development of Iraq's Halfaya oil field.
(Source: Ministry of Oil)