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Bombs Again Shut Ceyhan Pipeline

Iraq’s oil exports to Turkey were halted again on Wednesday, this time by bomb attacks targeting the oil pipeline north of Baghdad. Reuters' sources say one attack took place at around 0100 local time near Hadhar in Nineveh Province, 80 km south of Mosul, with another section of the line also attacked near Fatha, between […]

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Bomb Shuts Kirkuk-Ceyhan Pipeline

By John Lee. Reuters reports that a bomb attack stopped oil flows through the pipeline from Kirkuk to the Turkish port of Ceyhan (pictured) early on Tuesday. Iraqi oil officials said the stoppage started at around 0230 GMT (10:30 p.m. Tuesday EDT). The pipeline has been repeatedly attacked by militants and has also suffered technical […]

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Iraq 'Fails to Resume Kirkuk-Ceyhan flows'

By John Lee. Iraq has again failed to restart exports of crude oil via the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline, reports UpstreamOnline. Pumping was suspended since 21st June due to a leak in the Ain al-Jash area, around 290 kilometres northwest of Baghdad. There was a brief restoration of service last week, but flows are again reported to […]

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Ceyhan Pipeline Still Closed

By John Lee. Reuters reports on Friday that exports of Iraqi crude oil through the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline have still not resumed following a bomb attack on Monday. A spokesman for the Iraqi oil ministry had said repairs to the pipeline would be completed by Thursday afternoon. On Friday, six tankers were said to be waiting […]

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When Will Kirkuk-Ceyhan Pipeline Re-Open?

By John Lee. Estimates vary as to when oil will flow again through the pipeline that runs from Kirkuk to the Turkish port of Ceyhan (pictured), following the attack that halted exports on Sunday. Dow Jones quotes a shipping agent as saying on Wednesday that pumping is not expected to resume until he weekend. Reuters, […]

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Blast Knocks Out Kirkuk-Ceyhan Pipeline

By John Lee. Reuters reports that the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline was bombed on Sunday night, knocking out flows. Officials from the Turkish Energy Ministry said on Monday that repairs could take up to 10 days. The blast occurred in Mardin province, north of Turkey's border with Syria. The outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) was behind the […]

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Crude Exports Resume through Ceyhan Pipeline

Iraq has reportedly resumed crude exports through its Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline at a rate of 400,000-450,000 bpd, after a suspension of six days. Iraq’s oil exports through the main oil pipeline from Kirkuk to Ceyhan in Turkey had stopped entirely due to leakage caused by erosion, according to Aswat al-Iraq. A source at North Oil Company […]

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Reduced Oil Flow to Ceyhan Causes Delays

Platts reports that reduced pumping rates through Iraq's northern oil export pipeline to the Turkish port of Ceyhan are expected to cause delays of eight to nine days to crude oil loadings. Pumping through the pipeline, damaged by a bomb attack over a week ago, resumed on Wednesday but at below normal levels, the sources […]

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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 […]

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New Problem on Ceyhan Pipeline - Oil Flow Reduced

Iraq’s crude oil exports through Turkey “suddenly” dropped by about 20 percent due to a technical fault on the Iraqi side of the border, according to an official for the state-run North Oil Co, as reported by Bloomberg. “The flow suddenly dropped from the usual level of 600,000 barrels a day to between 400,000 and […]

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15-Year Ceyhan Pipeline Contract Signed

The Iraqi Oil Minister renewed a contract with Turkey to transport crude oil through the Turkish port of Ceyhan for 15 years, at volumes of more than one million barrels per day (bpd). The deal is expected to strengthen economic relations between Baghdad and Ankara. AKnews reports that Oil Minister Hussain al-Shahristani said in Baghdad […]

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