Iraq’s oil minister Ihsan Ismaeel this week told local media that Iraq’s long-held scheme to eliminate gas flaring would be completed by 2025.

“80% of earmarked gas capture projects are under completion, with the exception of Ratawi which is still in the tender process. We expect zero gas flaring and the stop of gas imports [from Iran] by 2025,” Mr Ismaeel says. (CONTINUED - 813 WORDS)