Iraq’s Prime Minister Confirms Plans to Reduce Dependence on Imported Gas

Iraqi Prime Minister: Government Continues to Reduce Dependence on Imported Gas

Iraqi Prime Minister Muhammad Shia al-Sudani confirmed today, Wednesday, that his government continues to reduce dependence on imported gas.

Prioritizing Electricity Problem

“The government has made the electricity problem a priority, and solving this chronic problem requires a lot of work and preparation, because the citizen is waiting for solutions that will end the ongoing electricity crisis,” he said during the opening of the high-voltage line substations at the Al-Quds and Al-Rashid power plants north of Baghdad.

Investing in Associated Gas and Natural Gas

He added: “The government is pursuing its plans to invest associated gas and natural gas in the energy sector in order to reduce dependence on imported gas, as well as prevent the harmful effects of associated gas flaring.”


Source: RT


Iraq’s ongoing electricity crisis has been a major challenge for the government, and they are taking steps to address it. With the pursuit of using associated gas and natural gas, the country is aiming to reduce its dependence on imported gas and cut down on harmful associated gas flaring. Time will tell if these efforts will be successful, but it is clear that Iraq is committed to finding solutions to its energy woes.

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