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Northern Export Pipeline Still Closed

By John Lee. Iraq’s northern Kirkuk-Ceyhan export pipeline has been inoperable since March due to sabotage, while attempts to repair it have been curtailed due to ongoing insurgent activity. Deputy prime minister for energy Hussein al-Shahristani (pictured) explained the urgency of the situation, noting that the area was secure enough to repair the pipeline, but […]

Pipeline From Kirkuk To Ceyhan Port Reopened

The North Oil Company has announced the resumption of oil flow in the pipeline from the Kirkuk oilfields to the Turkish port of Ceyhan after being shut off for three days because of repairs to a damaged line. A source from the company was quoted by the National Iraqi News Agency, saying that the maintenance […]

Bomb Shuts Kirkuk-Ceyhan Pipeline

A bomb attack in the northern province of Nineveh halted oil flow through the Iraq-Turkey pipeline, which carries a quarter of Iraq’s crude exports, a spokesman for Iraq’s oil ministry said on Wednesday. Reuters, quoting Oil Ministry spokesman Asim Jihad, reported that the attack occurred on Tuesday night, but oil flow is expected to resume […]

Iraq-Saudi Oil Pipeline May Be Re-Built

Iraq’s Oil Ministry is studying an offer submitted by a private a Saudi company to rebuild the idled Iraq-Saudi oil export pipeline, ministry spokesman Asim Jihad told Reuters. Jihad and a representative of the Saudi firm, Ali Mahir, said the offer proposed involving Japan’s Mitsubishi and a Hungarian company identified as OTV, which took part […]

Iraq Considers Arab Gas Pipeline Link

Iraq has discussed with Egypt the issue of linking up to a gas pipeline running from Egypt through other Arab states as a way to export its gas, Reuters has reported. The Arab Gas Pipeline is aimed at supplying customers in Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Turkey, and potentially Europe through Egypt. (Source: Reuters)

Concern for Iraq Oil

Iraq’s oil pipelines are decades past their use-by-date. “We are afraid of anything happening to them,” said Deputy Oil Minister Ahmad Shamma, according to Iraq Oil Report. US concerns for the ageing infrastructure were pushed as early as 2008, but now billions of dollars are being invested to create new pipelines to protect Iraqi oil […]

Oil Pipeline Re-Opened from Nasiriya to Kut

The oil pipeline from the south oil reservoirs in Nasiriya to the reservoir at Kut has been re-opened, according to a report from the National Iraqi News Agency. Head of Wassit Provincial Council, Mahmoud Abdul-Ridha Talal, told (NINA): “The re-operation of the oil pipeline carrying oil between the two provinces will solve the serious and […]