Iraq Oil Revenues hit 50-Year High

By John Lee.

Iraq's Ministry of Oil has announced preliminary oil exports for March of 100,563,999 barrels, giving an average for the month of 3.244 million barrels per day (bpd), down slightly from the 3.314 million bpd exported in February.

The exports from the oilfields in central and southern Iraq amounted to approximately 99,115,064 barrels, while exports from the Kirkuk fields through the port of Ceyhan amounted to 1,488,935 barrels.

Revenues for the month were $11.07 billion, at an average price of $110.090 per barrel. This is the highest monthly oil revenue in Iraq since 1972.

February's export figures can be found here.

(Source: Ministry of Oil)

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