Posts Tagged ‘Amer Rashid’
6 May 2003
The US-led Office of Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance in Iraq (ORHA) on Saturday announced the appointment of the director general of planning at the Iraqi oil ministry, Thamer al-Ghadban, as chief executive of the interim management team for the Iraqi oil sector.
It did not set a timeframe for the interim management of the oil ministry and companies under its auspices, which al-Ghadban will also be in charge of, including the Iraqi State Oil Marketing Organization (Somo).
ORHA also announced for the first time the official appointment …
1 May 2003
US plans to set up an advisory board to oversee Iraq’s oil sector are taking shape.
Fadhil Othman, a retired Iraqi oil marketing official now living in Turkey, is understood to have accepted Washington’s request that he serve as deputy head of the oil advisory board, a non-executive body.
In view of Othman’s past experience as head of Iraq’s State Oil Marketing Organization (Somo), he “could be playing a role in overseeing Somo’s future activities,” a source familiar with the US advisory board efforts told International Oil …
30 April 2003
A senior US official from the Office of Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance (ORHA) made a first visit to the Iraqi oil ministry in Baghdad on Tuesday, delivering instructions from ORHA chief Jay Garner that the status quo be preserved at the ministry for the time being.
In the first meeting since the collapse of Saddam Hussein’s regime and the occupation of Iraq by US forces, ORHA senior oil adviser Gary Vogler delivered a letter from Garner to Mazen Jumaa. Jumaa was deputy oil minister under Saddam’s oil …