Iraq halted crude exports from the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region and northern Kirkuk fields on Saturday, an oil official told Reuters, after the country won a longstanding arbitration case against Turkey. Turkey informed Iraq that it will respect the arbitration ruling, a senior Iraqi oil official said. Turkish shipping officials informed …Read More »
Fire put out at Iraqi pipeline linking Kirkuk to Turkey.
Firefighters have successfully put out a fire at a strategic oil pipeline in northern Iraq that links oil-rich Kirkuk to the Turkish port of Ceyhan, a security source said. The pipeline is currently not operational, the source said. The fire started after six improvised explosive devices went off in succession …Read More »