Final draft of Iraq gas deal with Shell within 10 days
The deal aims to capture flared gas at southern oilfields.
November 26, 2010 12:17 by Rasha Reslan
The final draft of Iraq’s multibillion-dollar deal with Royal Dutch Shell to capture flared gas at southern oilfields will be completed within 10 days, a senior Iraqi oil official said on Friday.
“We are confident that the final draft will be completed within a week, 10n days maximum,” Deputy Oil Minister Ahmed al-Shamma said at an oil conference in the southern oil hub of Basra.
(Reporting by Rania El Gamal, writing by Jim Loney; Editing by Jason Benham)