Targeting Iraqi pipeline Turkish act of sabotage
7/29/2015




Damaged pipeline stopped pumping because of acts of sabotage by terrorists....obelisk announced Turkish Energy Minister, Taner Yildiz, on Wednesday, said the flow of oil through the Iraqi pipeline that transports oil from Kirkuk and the Kurdish crude to the Turkish port of Ceyhan, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, has stopped after an attack by vandals. Yildiz said in a statement, seen by "obelisk", "damaged the pipeline stopped pumping because of acts of sabotage carried out by terrorists". He added that he does not impact on oil supplies to the country so far. Stopped pumping oil through the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline after terrorist attack July -29: Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said on Wednesday that the flow of oil through the Iraqi pipeline that transports oil from Kirkuk and the raw product in Kurdistan to the Turkish port of Ceyhan, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea has stopped after an attack by vandals. Yildiz said in a statement, "damaged the pipeline stopped pumping because of acts of sabotage carried out by terrorists," but added that it does not impact on oil supplies to the country so far.

A carrier oil from the Kirkuk fields line and subjected to the port of Ceyhan International to more than 54 attack and the bombing and sabotage during 2013, and that "the majority of these attacks are bombings improvised explosive devices suffered tube in the eye of a colt areas aperture and Baiji in Salahuddin In Shura area and urban in Nineveh and North Salah AL-Dien.

And exposed pipelines for oil and other period between the bombings and sabotage improvised explosive devices sometimes cause to cut off fuel supplies, or disable export for several days or more.

It owns the North Oil Company 996 oil wells, including 18 wells gaseous divided by eight fields in Ajil area, (120 km) south of Kirkuk, and six within Jambour fields, south of Kirkuk, and four within Akash field in Anbar province, and dates back drilled the first oil well in Kirkuk to In 1927 Pope field.

Iraq exports about 450 thousand barrels per day from the pipeline that extends through Turkey to the port of Ceyhan on the Mediterranean, in addition to the 250 000 barrels come from the Kurdistan region .

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