Iraq, Turkey: Oil Flow To Restart Following Deal With Kurds

Iraq, Turkey: Oil Flow To Restart Following Deal With Kurds

November 19, 2014 | 1928 GMT


The Iraqi government will resume oil exports to Turkey for the first time since March following last week’s settlement of a dispute with the Kurdistan Regional Government, Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said Nov. 19, Hurriyet Daily News reported. Yildiz said the shipments, which are to begin any day, would start at 150,000 barrels per day. Iraqi and Kurdish leaders had been in conflict over how to divvy up oil revenues and over Kurdish plans to export oil to Turkey through an independent pipeline.