Iraqi Oil decides to activate a previous agreement with Jordan to increase its exports
11/03/2012 17:34
11/03/2012 17:34



Baghdad, 11 March / March (Rn) - The Iraqi Oil Ministry, Sunday, she decided to do a previous agreement with Jordan to increase Iraq's oil Sarat to 15 thousand barrels per day by truck.

The Director-General of the Oil Marketing Company (SOMO), Falah al-Amiri told the Kurdish news agency (Rn) that "the Iraqi government decided to form a committee to address the obstacles that stand in front of the delay in export of 15 000 barrels per day to Jordan through the border between the two countries and by truck."

He added that "Iraq is exporting to Jordan, about 6 thousand barrels per day of crude oil and Bsaracl $ 5 for the price of oil worldwide."

He pointed out that the Ministry of Oil "is serious in its plan to raise its exports blister" through oil export ports, especially ports and Turkey's Ceyhan pipeline. "

And Iraq have agreed with Jordan in August 24 last to raise the level of oil production of 10 thousand barrels per day to 15 thousand barrels.

He added that "The oil ministry looking measures to lift the obstacles faced by both sides in the export of 15 000 barrels a day."

Comes as part of a plan by the Iraqi government to find alternatives to the Strait of Hormuz.

As it is the Iraqis from the most to lose from closing the Strait as it passes about 1.7 million barrels per day of oil from the country of Hormuz of the total 2.2 million barrels a day exported by Iraq, but the government says it has alternative plans.

The oil marketing company Iraqi government "Sumo" had said weeks ago that Iraq did not plan to find alternatives to the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf to transport its oil to customers around the world, if Iran proceeded to implement its threat to close the strait.
And increased tensions over the Strait of Hormuz, a major shipping lane for oil in the world in the past few weeks after Iran threatened to close it if the West to impose sanctions on its oil exports.

Used Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iran, Iraq and United Arab Emirates Strait of Hormuz in the transfer of oil to customers around the world.


The Commission on oil and energy that Iraq is not able to find quick alternatives to export Iraqi oil from the Strait of Hormuz.

Revealed the Iraqi Oil Ministry said that 60% of crude oil exports to Asian markets, the world, stressing that Iraq is preferred to the American market Alasih to intolerance to Iraq funds transportation system (transit).

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