By John Lee.
The Kurdistan Region of Iraq has exported more than 14 million barrels of oil from its independent oil pipelines to Turkey in the last nine months, according to a report from BasNews.
A spokesman for the KRG's Natural Resources Committee told the news agency that the exports have brought in over 1 billion dollars [1.2 trillion Iraqi dinars] in revenue for the Kurdistan Region, adding:
“The KRG hasn’t sold the oil of any fields in Kirkuk province, and they won’t because it is a violation of the Iraqi constitution.”
Current exports are running at a rate of over 250,000 barrels of oil per day.
(Oil image via Shutterstock)