Al Ghadban to INA: We adopted new methods to prevent oil smuggling

Wednesday 01st January 2020 - 15:21

Al Ghadban to INA: We adopted new methods to prevent oil smuggling

Baghdad - INA

Oil Minister Thamer Al-Ghadban announced today, Wednesday, the adoption of modern and advanced methods to curb the smuggling of petroleum products.

Al-Ghadban said in a statement to the Iraqi News Agency: The Ministry of Oil signed a contract to approve and install a system to detect clarifications and abuses on pipelines carrying oil products, and the contract is in the implementation phase.

He pointed out that "all oil pipelines inside Iraq will operate with a GPS system, which enables the concerned authorities to monitor and follow the movement of tanks throughout the country, and to detect abuses and breaches that may occur here and there, while the system will be adopted" Al Iskada "to detect excesses on pipes Crude oil "with the aim of theft and so on, which helps technical and engineering agencies to move quickly to handle and control emergency situations, as well as energy police and security agencies to arrest those involved in a short time.