Beyond the Headlines: Nov. 21-27

  • Elect. Ministry faces lawsuit over quotas
  • Mehdi Army accused of plot to kill Anbar gov.
  • Missan pipeline, drilling progress
  • Oil development problems in Dhi Qar
Beyond the Headlines: Nov. 21-27
A meeting of the Dhi Qar provincial council. Members of the council are unhappy about the province's allotment of power from the national grid and are pursuing a lawsuit against the Electricity Ministry. (STAFF/Iraq Oil Report)

Elect. Ministry faces lawsuit over quotasNASSIRIYA – The Dhi Qar provincial council is preparing to sue the Electricity Ministry over excessive power shortages."Dhi Qar province previously demanded the federal government to grant the province its designated quota of electric power, but to no avail," said Mudhafar al-Shemmari, the provincial council's legal representative.In response to a petition from the council, according to Shemmari, Iraq's Federal Court confirmed the province c...

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