Friday, 1 May 2015
Alsumaria News / Kirkuk,
said a source at the North Oil Company, on Friday, that oil exports from the fields of Kirkuk, the northern to the Turkish port of Ceyhan stable at the rate of up to 300 thousand barrels per day. The source said in an interview with Alsumaria News , that "the oil pumping process from the Kirkuk fields to the Turkish port of Ceyhan stable at 300 thousand barrels per day rate, "noting that" the process of pumping is stable according to export data and up to about 35% of the export capacity of the oil from the Kirkuk oilfields to the Turkish port of Ceyhan line through the territory ofKurdistan, Iraq . "
The source, who asked not to be named, said: "There declines occur in the export rates, according to the oil production of the company rate, which now stands at 400 thousand barrels per day," attributing the cause to "technical issues yet to be determined." and began the North Oil Company three months ago export an initial rate of up to 15 thousand barrels in the agreement between Baghdad and Erbil on the export of an average of 550 thousand barrels of oil by 300 thousand from the Kirkuk oilfields and 250 thousand barrels of fields in the region. It is noteworthy that this tube is one of the most important lines tanker of crude oil, it has begun work this line, which has a diameter of 40 knots in 1973, has been expanded system twice in 1983. In 1987 completed the final its full capacity of 1.75 million barrels per day, and has a line length of 1048 km for the transfer of Kirkuk crude oil fields across the Iraqi and Turkish territory starting from the first pumping station west Kirkuk until the Turkish port of Ceyhan on the Mediterranean.
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