Kurdistan: stop pumping crude oil until payment to oil companies operating in the region

Arbil / NINA /– Ministry of Natural Resources of Kurdistan Regional Government said it would stop pumping crude oil from fields in the province for non-payment by the federal government to the oil companies operating in the fields of the region.
In a statement the ministry said today “for failing to pay by the federal government to the international oil companies operating in the fields of the region, it was decided to stop pumping crude oil from 1/9/2012.”

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