The Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq denied the seizure of several oil fields with the support of an armed force in Bai Hassan and Daoud Korki in Kirkuk.
Government spokesman Jutiar Adel said in a statement, “The Kurdistan Regional Government denies all allegations and rumors that the Kurdistan Regional Government, with the support of an armed force, has occupied and seized several oil fields in Bai Hassan and Daoudkorki of the North Oil Company in Kirkuk.”
He added: “Undoubtedly, the public wealth, according to the Iraqi constitution, is the property of all Iraqis and not the property of a company, and that the North Oil Company has been operating for years in the absence of the oil and gas law, violating that constitution, and if it is keen to solve problems, it must from legislating the oil and gas law on the basis of the constitution.
It stated that the campaign against the region is politically motivated and has no legal basis, and these accusations are far from the truth, and aim only to create chaos and are against the rights of the people of Kurdistan.
On Saturday evening, the Iraqi North Oil Company announced that a Kurdish armed force had taken control of wells and other oil fields belonging to it, north of Kirkuk.
The company stated in a statement that “a number of abuses and violations have previously occurred on the oil fields of our company by the Kurdistan Regional Government, including the fields of Khurmala – Avana – Safia – Kormore.”
fbq(‘init’, ‘1828052974188625’); // Insert your pixel ID here.