Kurdistan oil to flow continuously through the Ceyhan oil and Sumo intersection of North
Denied an oil source early on Thursday, stopped the Kurdistan region of fields and fields of Kirkuk belonging to the North Oil Company in Kirkuk exports, to the Turkish port of Ceyhan, and as pointed out that the rate of between 450 to 600 thousand barrels per day, said that the Federal Ministry of Oil suspended its dealings with the production of Kirkuk and the Kurdistan region hyphen fields to Turkey. The source said, in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The North Oil Company is currently producing from Kirkuk and Baba Karkar fields and baker and Jamboree, more than 167 thousand barrels per day," noting that "150 thousand barrels of which is exported to Turkey through the Kurdistan region."
The source, who asked not to be named, said "field Bai Hassan oil, which is under the control of the Kurdistan region, near the district of Dibs, (55 km north-west of Kirkuk City), produces alone 150 thousand barrels per day, tend to spilling across the Kurdistan region of line", He pointed out that "oil production and export by North and the Kurdistan Region Oil Company, did not stop."
He said the source familiar with, that "the Federal Ministry of Oil suspended its dealings through the Iraqi Oil Marketing Company (SOMO), with the production of Kirkuk and the Kurdistan region connecting to the Turkish port of Ceyhan fields," stressing that "what was released from Kirkuk and the Kurdistan region oil fields, yesterday to Wednesday, estimated 600 thousand barrels. "
The source continued, that "the rate of what comes from the Kirkuk oilfields and the Kurdistan region, ranging from 450 to 500 thousand barrels per day," adding, "but that may increase or decrease depending on the nature of the production and weather conditions or technical holidays or acts of sabotage that may affect the export pipeline" .
The official spokesman for the Oil Ministry, Assem Jihad, said in (the first of November the current 2015), that the oil export traffic from the port of Ceyhan, "finally stopped due to lack of the Kurdistan Regional Government's commitment to the agreement of oil, and its failure to deliver oil the federal government and the Export Treasury account Federal ".
The head of the Kirkuk Provincial Council, Rebwar Talabani, announced yesterday Monday, (second from November current 2015), for non-receipt of the North Oil Company of any formal guidance from the Federal Ministry of Oil on stopping the export of oil from the Kirkuk fields to the Turkish port of Ceyhan, noting The Kirkuk oil exports to Ceyhan rate, up to 300 thousand barrels per day.
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