North Oil confirms that the pumping of oil from the Kirkuk oilfields to the Turkish p
North Oil confirms that the pumping of oil from the Kirkuk oilfields to the Turkish port of Ceyhan stopped
2016-02-20 23:06:04 | (Voice of Iraq) - Kirkuk
According to the source of the North Oil Company said on Saturday that the pumping of crude oil from fields the company is still dependent to the port of Ceyhan, indicating that the resumption of the pumping line depends on the date repaired by the Turkish side.
The source said in an interview with the (long-Presse), said that "oil exports to Ceyhan is still stalled, as a result of the continuation of the technical teams operations line carrier reform in the Turkish territories," asserting that "the resumption of pumping depends on the repair of the defect by the Turkish side."
The sources in the North Oil Company, which is based in Kirkuk-based, announced last Thursday (18th of February, the current 2016), the suspension of crude oil export operations of the company's fields across the line of Kurdistan pipeline to the Turkish port of Ceyhan because of a "glitch" caused by work "sabotage" inside Turkish territory.
The Ministry of Natural Resources in the Kurdistan Regional Government, announced last Thursday also halted the export of oil to the Turkish port of Ceyhan, since last Tuesday, corresponding to (the 16th of February, the current), as a result of exposure oil line attacked near Urfa city inside Turkish territory, stressing that it affect the economic situation in the region.
It is noteworthy that the line between the two is exposed and other operations "sabotaging" inside Turkish territory.
It produces the North Oil Company more than 170 thousand barrels per day of Kirkuk and Jambour fields and baker, while producing field (Bai Hassan) more than 180 thousand b / d, and is located within the boundaries of the North Oil Company, but the KRG administered after the June events of the past in 2014, while It produces the Kurdistan region's oil fields more than 300 thousand barrels per day, where they are Tsubq those quantities to the Turkish port of Ceyhan.