Safahuddin al-Safi will join Iraqiya's Adnan Janabi and the Kurdistan Alliance's Farhad al-Atrushi on a five-member special committee charged with drafting a new oil law, after six years of political deadlock on the issue.
The committee will "negotiate the oil and gas draft law to be referred to the Cabinet, and come out with one formula, under the supervision of the Presidency (of Parliament)," according to a Sept. 17 order signed by Speaker of Parliament Usama Nujaifi, a copy of which was obtained by Iraq Oil Report.
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