By John Lee.
The Iraq Oil Ministry has announced crude oil export figures for October showing an average of 2.7 million barrels per day (bpd), a drop of 11.53 percent on September’s 3.052 million bpd.
The poor performance was blamed on poor weather in the Gulf, and a stoppage of shipments from Northern Iraq to Ceyhan in Turkey.
The southern terminals reaching a record 3.1 million bpd in the first 27 days of the month, according to Reuters, but were then hit by weather problems.
Revenues for the month totalled $3.32 billion, giving an average sales price of around $39.56 per barrel.
(Sources: Reuters, BasNews)
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