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SOMO Restarts Export of Kirkuk Oil via Turkey

By John Lee. Baghdad has reached an agreement with Kurdish authorities to resume exports from the Kirkuk oilfields, via the Turkish port of Ceyhan (pictured). In a statement on Friday, the Ministry of Oil said between 50,000 and 100,000 barrels per day would be exported through the pipeline on behalf of the Baghdad-controlled State Oil […]

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Sanctions Halt Iraqi Oil Exports to Iran

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. Iraq’s new Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi has opted for the policy of his predecessor, Haider al-Abadi, by committing himself to the US sanctions on Iran. A few hours […]

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Oil Exports Revenues Rise in October

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has announced interim oil exports for October of 107,530,008 barrels, giving an average for the month of 3.469 million barrels per day (bpd), a slight decrease from the 3.560 bpd exported in September. These exports were entirely from the southern terminals, with no exports registered from Kirkuk via Ceyhan. […]

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Iraq Plans Big Increase in Oil Production

By John Lee. The Basra Oil Company (BOC) reportedly plans to increase production  from 3.2 to 5 million barrels per day over the next seven years. According to Platts, BOC directror Ihsan Ismaael told the CWC Basra conference in Istanbul that the increased production would be sustained for at least 20 years after that. Among […]

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Iraq targets major Basra Gulf Expansion

Iraq is pursuing major infrastructure projects to add millions of barrels per day of export capacity, in an effort to keep pace with ambitious plans to raise production. In the short term, the Oil Ministry is looking to jump-start work on a long-delayed pipeline contract with the Australian company Leighton Offshore. Beyond that, Iraq is […]

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Oil Exports Revenues Rise in September

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has announced interim oil exports for September of 106,795,022 barrels, giving an average for the month of 3.560 million barrels per day (bpd), a slight decrease from the 3.583 bpd exported in August. These exports were entirely from the southern terminals, with no exports registered from Kirkuk via Ceyhan. […]

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SOMO may buy Oil Storage in Asia

By John Lee. Iraq’s State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO) is reportedly trying  to acquire storage tanks in Asia. According to Reuters, any deal may involve a profit-sharing arrangement. (Source: Reuters)

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Oil Exports Rise in August

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has announced interim oil exports for August of 111,016,618 barrels, giving an average for the month of 3.583 million barrels per day (bpd), an increase from the 3.543 bpd exported in July. These exports were entirely from the southern terminals, with no exports registered from Kirkuk via Ceyhan. Revenues […]

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Oil Ministry Finalises Export Figures for July

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has announced final oil exports for July of 109,857,705 barrels, giving an average for the month of 3.544 million barrels per day (bpd), an increase from the 3.521 bpd exported in June. These exports were entirely from the southern terminals, with no exports registered from Kirkuk via Ceyhan. Revenues […]

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Deloitte report on Kurdistan Oil and Gas – New Data

Third Deloitte report on Oil and Gas Review in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region, with newly added disclosures on local sales – Q1 of 2018 New verified data on the Kurdistan Region’s oil exports, consumption and revenues have been published, covering the period from 1 January 2018 to 31 March 2018, after a review of the […]

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KRG Oil Export Revenues 2017 Assessed

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Introduction KRG’ gross oil export revenues, for 2017, stood at $7.9billion but it was left with only $3.9billion as net earnings. When the Region receives less than half of its gross oil […]

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How Iraq Should Respond to the Strait of Hormuz Crisis

By Youssef Ali. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the nuclear deal and sign the executive order to reimpose sanctions on Iran has had a significant impact on the global oil markets. This move […]

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