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Iraq Re-Starts Oil Exports to Jordan

By John Lee. Iraq has reportedly re-started the supply of crude oil to Jordan by road. Shipments ended in November 2020 following the expiration of the previous agreement. The latest agreement sees a total of 3.7 million barrels being exported from Baiji refinery to the Jordanian refinery at Zarqa, at a rate of 10,000 barrels […]

Iraqi National Oil Company (INOC) holds First Meeting

By John Lee. The recently-created Iraqi National Oil Company (INOC) has held its first meeting in Baghdad. Among the items discussed were the five-year plan for the oil exploration sector, and what were described as "interim and future production and export plans", in coordination with the State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO). (Source: Ministry of Oil)

Iraq Oil Exports Exceed 3m BPD

By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Oil has announced preliminary oil exports for August of 94,660,239 barrels, giving an average for the month of 3.054 million barrels per day (bpd), up from the 2.918 million bpd exported in July. The exports from the oilfields in central and southern Iraq amounted to approximately 91,655,930 barrels, while […]

Iraq Confirms Oil Exports for July almost $6.5bn

By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Oil has announced finalised oil exports for July of 90,467,794 barrels, giving an average for the month of 2.918 million barrels per day (bpd), slightly up from the 2.892 million bpd exported in June. The exports from the oilfields in central and southern Iraq amounted to approximately 87,455,359 barrels, […]

Iraqi Oil Exports for July Exceeded $6.5bn

By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Oil has announced preliminary oil exports for July of 90,467,794 barrels, giving an average for the month of 2,918 million barrels per day (bpd), slightly up from the 2.892 million bpd exported in June. The exports from the oilfields in central and southern Iraq amounted to approximately 87,455,359 barrels, […]

Iraq and Lebanon sign Fuel Barter Deal

By John Lee. Iraq and Lebanon have finalised an agreement under which Iraq will provide the Lebanese Electricity Corporation with 1 million tonnes of heavy fuel oil over a one-year period. Lebanon's caretaker Energy Minister, Raymond Ghajar, signed the deal in Baghdad at the weekend. The oil will be paid for in goods and services. […]

Iraq Confirms Oil Exports for June Exceeded $6bn

By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Oil has announced finalised oil exports for June of 86,765,589 barrels, giving an average for the month of 2.892 million barrels per day (bpd), slightly down from the 2.899 million bpd exported in May. The exports from the oilfields in central and southern Iraq amounted to approximately 83,690,352 barrels, […]

China Buys "nearly Half" of Iraq's oil

By John Lee. An advisor to Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi has said that nearly half of the country's oil exports go to China, making China the number one market for Iraqi oil. Speaking on Thursday, Mazhar Muhammad Salih said that China accounts for about 40-44 percent of Iraqi oil exports, equating to about 800,000 […]

Iraq Oil Exports for June Exceed $6bn

By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Oil has announced preliminary oil exports for June of 86,765,589 barrels, giving an average for the month of 2.892 million barrels per day (bpd), slightly down from the 2.899 million bpd exported in May. The exports from the oilfields in central and southern Iraq amounted to approximately 83,690,352 barrels, […]

Kurdistan 2020 Oil Business "Crashed due to COVID-19"

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has released its annual oil and gas audit report for 2020, which revealed several drops in production due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The region's total exported and consumed oil for the year stood at 165,942,861 barrels, about 5 million barrels less comparing to 2019. The average price of oil dropped […]