BAGHDAD / long-Presse
The Oil Ministry announced, on Monday, rising exported quantities of crude oil and the revenues generated during the month of May last, confirmed that the exports amounted to more than 97 million barrels imports exceeded five billion dollars, as pointed to higher average selling price compared to last March by reaching $ 55 a barrel Wahid.
A spokesman for the Oil Ministry, Assem Jihad, in a statement received (range Press), a copy of which, "The exported quantities of crude oil and the revenues generated during the month of May last recorded an increase, according to preliminary statistics issued by the Iraqi Oil Marketing Company (SOMO)."
He noted Jihad, that "total oil exports during the month of May amounted to more than 97 million and 504 thousand barrels revenues amounted to more than five billion dollars," noting that "the daily exports of crude oil rate increased upon reaching three million and 145 thousand barrels per day, which has not been achieved Over the past decades. "
He added Jihad, that "the quantities exported from the southern port of Basra amounted to more than 83 million and 520 thousand barrels, while reached the northern port exports through the port of Ceyhan more 13 million and 984 thousand barrels", stressing that "the sale of a barrel of oil price rate rose as the price per barrel to $ 55. "
He pointed Jihad, that "quantities of exported oil have been loaded by the international oil companies that carry different nationalities from the ports of Basra and Khor al-Amaya and buoys unilateralism on the Arabian Gulf and the Turkish port of Ceyhan," noting that "The ministry has made a special effort to increase its exports of crude oil as compensation for days disabled tanker loading due to bad weather from the southern ports."
The Ministry of Oil opened last Sunday, system to pump heavy oil card 850 000 barrels per day, and three giant reservoirs of oil in the warehouse Faw oil, south of Basra, and pointed out that the system is the first of its kind in the Southern Oil Company, and while confirming that the system will absorb formerly the amount of oil the reduced and increase the export capacity of the southern ports, pointed out that the export of oil rate of more than three million barrels per day.
The The oil minister, Adel Abdul-Mahdi confirmed, in (3 May 2015), that the oil Iraq exports during last April, amounted to 92 million and 800 thousand barrels, of which 78 million and 800 thousand barrels of southern ports, and 13 million 500 thousand barrels of Kurdistan and Kirkuk province, returned to "break records" will look like "a modest achievement" in the near future, provided the cooperation of everyone to invest owned by the country's capabilities away from the "altercations and disruptions" mutual.
The Iraqi Oil Ministry, announced that, in (the first of May 2015), rising exports Oil in April last, to a record three million and 80 thousand barrels a day, up from 2.00098 million bpd in March.
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