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Ceyhan Pipeline Interrupted Again

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 […]

Iraq Hopes to Fix Turkey Pipeline by Thursday

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 […]


Oil Flow to Ceyhan Resumes

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 […]


Bomb Closes Kirkuk-Ceyhan Oil Pipeline

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 […]