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Kurdistan official: the Kirkuk-Ceyhan line was completely destroyed


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Kurdistan official: the Kirkuk-Ceyhan line was completely destroyed

Author: Publisheron: June 20, 2015In: economyViews: 37 views

BAGHDAD / Center Brief for the Iraqi Media Network (IMN) - Economic security adviser confirmed in the Ministry of Natural Resources in the Kurdistan region Bioar Khansa that an oil pipeline Kirkuk-Ceyhan line was left of it "in name only," expected once and for all stop the export of oil in the next term.

He said Khansa's (IMN) "The Kirkuk-Ceyhan oil line was destroyed almost completely from the slot area in Baiji to Kvki area, and only the name is left of them," expected completely stopped all oil exports, as a result of the occurrence of Qayyarah group of fields and refinery Qayyarah and refinery Kvki under control Daash terrorist gangs.

Khansa said that "Kirkuk-Ceyhan line will take years to re-create it, and depending on the site Daash terrorist gangs in the area and their movements."

And moves the Kirkuk pipeline - Ceyhan oil about a quarter of Iraqi exports, including an estimated 2.6 million barrels per day.

The Iraq-Turkey pipeline along the carrier oil of 1048 km and a diameter of 40 knots, and the transfer of crude oil from Kirkuk (250 km north of Baghdad), through the Iraqi and Turkish territory starting from the first pumping station west of Kirkuk, and even the Turkish port of Ceyhan on the Mediterranean.

This is the line of the most important lines tanker of crude oil, has started its work in 1973, the system has been expanded twice in 1983, and in 1987 completed the final its full capacity of 1.75 million barrels per day.


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"It will take years to re-create it"?  

To rebuild a pipeline????

I'm a little confused on this one as it makes no sense.......

I suspect the Kurds are being their funny little selves on this one.....

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