Kirkuk crude oil export increased in February

Kirkuk, a picture of North Oil Company, 2014 Photo: KirkukNow


Kirkuk crude oil export to Turkey has increased last month to 61 thousand barrels of oil daily.

According to the data of the Iraqi Ministry of Oil, the total oil export of the country in February reached 92 million barrels of oil, generating a revenue of five billion and 52 million dollars .

Assim Jihad, the spokesperson of the Oil Ministry, has explained in a statement that one million, 765 thousand, and 32 barrels of oil, equivalent to 61 thousand barrels per day, have been exported from the oil filed of Kirkuk last month, February.

Kirkuk oil export in February has increased compared to January in which one million, 114 thousand, and 35 barrels of oil were exported. The daily export was equal to only 36 thousand barrels.

Also, 288 thousand and 831 barrels were exported to Jordan through trucks, according to the statement.

Each barrel of Iraqi crude oil was sold at the price of $ 51.374.

There are five oil fields in the Kirkuk province, which are Havana, Bay Hassa, Qaubai Baba, Jambur, and Khabaza. The oilfields are under the control of the Nothern Oil Company, which is under the administration of the Federal government.

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