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Floating Oil Island for Iraq’s Expected Spurt in Exports

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Floating Oil Island will handle Iraq’s expected Spurt in Exports The South Oil Co. (SOC) [possibly should be Basrah Oil Company (BOC), as per comment below, – Editor] […]

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Oil Exports Rise in June

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has announced interim oil exports for June of 105,640,160 barrels, giving an average for the month of 3.521 million barrels per day (bpd), an increase from the 3.490 bpd exported in May. These exports were entirely from the southern terminals, with no exports registered from Kirkuk via Ceyhan. Revenues for […]

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Oil Ministry Finalises Export Figures for May

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has announced final oil exports for May of 108,175,920 barrels, giving an average for the month of 3.490 million barrels per day (bpd), an increase from the 3.340 bpd exported in April. These exports were entirely from the southern terminals, with no exports registered from Kirkuk via Ceyhan. Revenues for […]

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Oil Ministry makes first Direct Shipment of Crude

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has made its first direct shipment of crude oil since 1991. The two-million barrel shipment was made via its subsidiary company, the Iraqi Oil Tankers Company (IOTC). It will be delivered to a US-based customer of the State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO). (Source: Ministry of Oil)

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Oil Exports Rise in May

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has announced interim oil exports for May of 108,194,920 barrels, giving an average for the month of 3.490 million barrels per day (bpd), an increase from the 3.340bpd exported in April. These exports were entirely from the southern terminals, with no exports registered from Kirkuk via Ceyhan. Revenues for the […]

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Oil Ministry Finalises Export Figures for April

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has announced final oil exports for April of 100,197,197 barrels, giving an average for the month of 3.340 million barrels per day (bpd), a slight increase from the 3.453 bpd exported in March. These exports were entirely from the southern terminals, with no exports registered from Kirkuk via Ceyhan. […]

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Oil Exports Fall Slightly in April

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has announced preliminary oil exports for April of 100,197,197 barrels, giving an average for the month of 3.340 million barrels per day (bpd), a slight increase from the 3.453 bpd exported in March. These exports were entirely from the southern terminals, with no exports registered from Kirkuk via Ceyhan. […]

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Iraq could transport 1m bpd via Aqaba

By John Lee. Iraq could transport up to a million barrels of oil per day through the Jordanian port of Aqaba (pictured), according to a report from The National. Ali Nazar Faeq Al Shatari, deputy director general for the State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO) told The National: “That project is still in place and we’re […]

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Oil Ministry Finalises Export Figures for March

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has announced final oil exports for March of 107,050,000 barrels, giving an average for the month of 3.453 million barrels per day (bpd), a slight increase from the 3.426 bpd exported in February. The exports were entirely from the southern terminals, through 39 international companies, with no exports registered […]

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Oil Exports Fall Slightly in March

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has announced preliminary oil exports for March of 107,050,000 barrels, giving an average for the month of 3.453 million barrels per day (bpd), a slight increase from the 3.426 bpd exported in February. The exports were entirely from the southern terminals, with no exports registered from Kirkuk via Ceyhan. […]

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Iraq may build Oil Storage in Japan, South Korea

By John Lee. Reuters reports that Iraq is studying the possibility of building crude oil storage facilities in South Korea and Japan. Alaa al-Yasiri, head of the State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO), said the move is part of a plan to increase sales to Asian clients: “SOMO’s new strategy is to form trade arms in […]

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