Tayfur: did not specify a date so far to approve oil and gas law

Tayfur: did not specify a date so far to approve oil and gas law

31/07/2012 10:00

BAGHDAD – A Brief Center for the Iraqi Media Network,
said Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament do not specify a date so far to approve oil and gas law the controversial, indicating that the law and under the influence of political pressure and lack of consensus on it. Said Arif Tayfur’s (Center Brief for the Iraqi Media Network) that “there is the first drafts of the law from the government and the second from the Commission on oil and energy did not specify a date so far to pass the law.” He Tayfur that “oil and gas law and under the influence of political pressure and political consensus,” adding that “if the law passed Vsttdh the relationship between the federal government, regions and provinces on oil wealth.” Available with the Commission on oil and energy parliamentary drafts of three oil and gas laws are drafted in 2007 and a draft government proposal and the draft Law of the Committee. Since approval of the Iraqi constitution, such as oil and gas law the most outstanding issues between Baghdad and Erbil, the House of Representatives did not succeed the former and current to find consensus on a common formula for the oil and gas law. The dispute is between Arbil and Baghdad on 41 oil contracts signed by the provincial government since 2007 until now and Baghdad described the absence of transparency in the signature. The Iraqi government says that the Constitution requires that the central management of oil wealth in coordination with local governments and the regions and the decades of the Kurdistan region is devoid of legal status to be considered concluded, without return to the federal government.
Source: alsabaah