Bahgdad (NINA) – Iraq resumed on Wednesday, Aug. 8, exporting oil through the Turkish Ceyhan port after being suspended for several days due to terrorist attack against the main oil pipeline carrying oil from Iraq to the Turkish sea port.
The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) web site quoted a Turkish maritime source saying that the flow on Iraqi oil to Turkey has resumed on Wednesday through the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline; and the crude oil is expected to arrive in Ceyhan port on Wednesday evening.
Few days ago, an explosion occurred the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline that carries one quarter of Iraq's crude oil export, causing in the suspension of oil flow.
The Turkish opposition PKK party announced its responsibility for the blast blowing the oil pipeline that carries Iraq's oil export to Turkish Ceyhan port. / End.