View Full Version : Iraq may Sell Oil through Iran if talks with KRG Fail

Investors Iraq News
08-30-2016, 04:50 PM
By John Lee.
Iraq would reportedly consider selling crude through Iran (http://www.iran-bn.com/)if talks with Iraqi Kurdistan on an oil revenue-sharing agreement fail.
Deputy Oil Minister Fayadh al-Nema told Reuters that Iraq’s State Oil Marketing Organisation (SOMO) plans to hold talks with the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG), possibly this week.
He said “If the negotiations come to a close [without an agreement] we will start to find a way in order to sell our oil because we need money, either to Iran or other countries.”
An agreement between Iran and Iraq could function in a similar fashion as oil-swap deals Tehran has had with Caspian Sea nations, according to an oil official.
(Source: Reuters)

Source: Iraq-BusinessNews.com. (http://www.iraq-businessnews.com/2016/08/30/iraq-may-sell-oil-through-iran-if-talks-with-krg-fail/)

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