Iraq Eyes Bulgarian Invention to Protect Oil Pipelines from Attacks
Iraq is working on a project for protecting its oil pipelines against terrorist attacks that uses Bulgarian know-how, Iraq’s Ambassador in Sofia has said.
In an interview with Bulgarian daily 24 Chasa carried on Friday Ambassador Asaad Ali Yaseen Khalaf Al Samarraie said that Bulgaria has a licensed invention for protecting oil pipes that Iraqi authorities can use.
While on a visit to the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences the Iraqi Ambassador has seen himself how the Bulgarian invention could provide good protection to oil pipelines in his country.
Attacks on oil infrastructure by anti-government militants often disrupt extraction, transportation and refining of crude oil in Iraq which costs the country millions of dollars in lost revenue.
The Iraqi Ambassador went on to say that he had liked the idea behind the invention very much and had proposed to his government to make use of it.
“The authorities accepted the idea with interest,” he said without elaborating.
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