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Iraq Pipeline Disruptions Threaten Reliability of Kirkuk Crude

JBC Energy, the Austria-based research firm, has said that disruptions at a pipeline network carrying Iraqi crude oil to the Turkish Mediterranean port of Ceyhan (pictured) have threatened the reliability of Kirkuk oil exports, Bloomberg has reported. "The closures and reduced flows seen over the last six months raise questions on the viability of Kirkuk […]

KRG May Halt Crude Exports if Baghdad Withholds $1.5bn

Crude exports from the Kurdistan region of Iraq dropped to 50,000 bpd and may cease in a month if Baghdad refuses to pay about $1.5 billion owed to producers, Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) authorities have said. Kurdistan started shipping oil again in February 2011 after an interuption of more than a year following a long-standing […]