Iraq and French oil major Total agreed to jointly work on developing four associated gas and solar power projects, the country’s oil ministry said March 29, as OPEC’s second-largest producer seeks to reduce dependence on Iranian energy imports needed for power generation. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The most important project is construction of complexes and units to treat associated gas, which will be in two phases with a capacity of 600 million cf, the ministry said. The other projects are a solar energy plant with capacity of 1,000 MW for the Ministry of Electricity, a sea water project and development of the Ratawi field to increase natural gas output. Iraq and Total, which signed on Jan. […]