Turkey began receiving oil from the port of Ceyhan in Kurdistan and Baghdad awaiting approval for export

Posted by on Jan 04, 2014 | Leave a Comment

January: said Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said on Thursday, the start of pumping oil from the Kurdistan region of Iraq to the Turkish port of Ceyhan, adding that “it will not issue oil to world markets without the approval of Baghdad.”


Yildiz said in a press statement vassal / Iraq Press /, “began the flow of crude oil from a new pipeline from Iraq’s Kurdistan to the Turkish port of Ceyhan on theMediterranean Sea, is being stored,” adding that he “will not be exporting crude without the consent of the Iraqi government.”
Yildiz said he hoped “to reach an agreement this month to allow the start of export.”
Turkey had signed agreements in the field of energy with billions of dollars in Iraqi Kurdistan late last year to export power from the region through Turkey to markets directly.
It is said that Yildiz visited Baghdad in early December of last year, and met with Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Hussain al-Shahristani and a number of officials. Q ended

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