The flow of crude oil from northern Iraq's Kirkuk oilfields has again been interrupted, according to a report from Dow Jones. Shipping agents report a technical fault since Sunday on the Turkish part of the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline. This is the third time the flow has been suspended this month, sometimes due to technical faults and […]
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Iraq's Oil Ministry hopes to resume supply through the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline by Thursday, after a rupture halted the flow of crude, a spokesman said on Sunday. Pumping was halted early on Saturday; the cause of the rupture was not immediately clear but an official at Iraq's North Oil Co said on Sunday that it was […]
Following our report of a guerrilla attack halting the transport of oil through the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline, news agencies report the resumption of oil flow to the port through the second pipeline. Oil flow was restored to 350,000-400,000 barrels per day, the same rate as before the bombing, said an official with Iraq's North Oil Company […]
A bomb attack stopped the export of oil through the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline on Tuesday, and killed two people and wounded a third after their vehicles caught fire on a road that runs alongside the link. Reuters, citing a spokeswoman for Botas, Turkey's state-run pipeline operator, reported on Wednesday evening that "the fire continues, and the […]
"We resumed pumping to Ceyhan port on Friday with a test flow rate between 300,000 to 350,000 bpd and flow will be back to normal rates within 24 hours," the official told Reuters.
The pumping of Iraq's Kirkuk crude through Turkey to the Mediterranean terminal of Ceyhan is expected to resume Thursday
Iraq resumed exporting crude oil to turkey through Kirkuk-Ceyhan northern pipeline thru which passes one quarter of Iraq oil exports