Iraq And Jordan Renew Oil Agreement
Iraq on 4 January renewed an agreement to supply Jordan with its oilneeds. While details of the agreement were not disclosed, last years accord betweenthe two countries was for 4.8mn tons (96,000 b/d) of crude oil and petroleum products (MEES,5 January 1998). Jordans Energy Undersecretary Ahmed al-Bashir told Reuters on 4January that Jordan wants to increase its oil purchases from Baghdad by 3% in 1999. Hesaid that...