Rosneft CEO: Our deal with KRG will help Kurdistan Region economic infrastructure


SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia—Following the signing of a long-term strategic oil and gasoline contract between Erbil and Rosneft on Friday the CEO of the Russian firm Igor Sechin says that the deal will assist Kurdistan Area’s financial infrastructure.


Sechin informed Rudaw that he will probably be visiting the Kurdistan Area within the close to future and that Rosneft will probably be taking up 5 blocks for the extraction and manufacturing of oil.


Sechin mentioned that the deal that was signed Friday and different initiatives would be the foundation of cooperation between Rosneft and the Kurdistan Area for bettering the area’s infrastructure.


Sechin who signed the contract with Kurdish Pure Sources Minister Ashti Hawrami mentioned that the deal could also be adopted by different strategic initiatives.


Erbil and Moscow reached the settlement throughout a go to by Kurdish Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and a authorities delegation to Saint Petersburg to attend the financial discussion board.


Sechin mentioned that the Kurdistan Area has been an excellent place for Russian firms akin to Gazprom, Rosneft, Lukeoil and others.


Following the signing of the contract Rosneft mentioned in an announcement: “The brand new agreements will enable to speak about full entry of the Firm in some of the promising areas of the growing international power market with the anticipated recoverable reserves within the order of 45 billion bbl of oil and 5.66 trillion m3 of gasoline (in response to the estimate of the Ministry of Pure Sources of Kurdistan Area). The agreements present for additional phased investments of Rosneft in Kurdistan Area,” learn the assertion.”