Iraqi Dep PM discusses Gas-to-Energy Projects with GE

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Iraqi Dep PM discusses Gas-to-Energy Projects with GE

Iraq’s Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs and Minister of Oil expressed the government’s commitment to supporting fast-track energy solutions during a meeting with a delegation from General Electric Energy. The focus is on harnessing associated gas and converting it into useful energy. This initiative is a collaboration with reputable international companies.

At the meeting, Mr. Madhat Al-Marabi, Executive Director of Mobile Energy Units at General Electric Energy for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, highlighted the strategic partnership between the Ministry of Oil and General Electric. The attendees commended the government for its oversight role in supervising the company’s projects in Iraq’s energy sector, particularly in Basra, Maysan, and Thi Qar.

During the meeting, General Electric presented their use of jet engine turbine technology to generate electricity from flared associated gas. They proposed signing a framework agreement at the COP28 climate conference.

The Ministry’s Deputy for Gas Affairs, Mr. Azat Saber, and a Deputy Director-General from the Department of Studies, Planning, and Monitoring were present at the meeting.