Successive attacks on Iraqi oil transfer line to the port of CeyhanNorth stopped pump
Successive attacks on Iraqi oil transfer line to the port of CeyhanNorth stopped pumping oil to the Turkish port of Ceyhan and wait for the approval of Baghdad to appeal
3/14/2016 0 Comments
Confirmed the source of the North Oil Company, on Sunday, pumping from Kirkuk oilfields halt to the Turkish port of Ceyhan, hours after his appeal without the presence of a technical glitch, and while the company awaits his positions Oil Ministry to resume pumping, it said that the Kurdistan region continues to export about 400 thousand barrels of oil to the Turkish port.
The source said in an interview with the (long-Presse), "The Ministry of Oil and directed to stop pumping from Kirkuk oil fields and the Jamboree and baker-run company, hours after his appeal as a result of a stop more than three weeks because of the acts of sabotage in the Turkish offender that."
The source, who asked not to be named, said: "export operations within the North oil fields up to 165 thousand barrels per day," stressing "the lack of a technical glitch prevents the resumption of pumping."
The source explained, "The company is waiting Oil Ministry orders to re-export," pointing out that "the Kurdistan region continue pumping oil to the Turkish port of Ceyhan, from fields as well as the Bai Hassan, which the Ministry of Natural Resources administered by the government of the region, since June last 2014 field, and the rates normal , exceeding the 400 thousand barrels per day, since the evening of the day before yesterday, Friday (the 11th of March 2016 the current. "
The North Oil Company, announced the re-export of crude oil, last Friday, (the 11th of March current 2016), from the Kirkuk oilfields to the Turkish port of Ceyhan after a hiatus of more than 20 days has stopped.
The pumping was stopped in (the 17 of February 2016), due to acts of sabotage on oil transportation inside Turkish territory line.
The estimated rate of pumping oil through extending from the Kurdistan region to the Turkish port of Ceyhan by about 620 thousand barrels per day line, including the quantities exported from the Kirkuk fields.