Iraq’s Oil Export Increased to 3.6 Million bpd in August: Ministry
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Iraq’s Oil Export Increased to 3.6 Million bpd in August: Ministry

ERBIL — Iraqi oil exports last month rose to 3.603 million barrels per day (bpd), said the country’s oil ministry in a statement on Tuesday.

According to the data, the increase was significant in comparison with the previous month which was 3.566 million bpd.

Exports from the southern Basra terminals reached 3.468 million bpd, up from 3.435 million bpd in July, the statement detailed.

From Kirkuk oilfield in north of the country to the Turkish port of Ceyhan, the Iraqi government exported 105,000 bpd.

Iraq has resumed oil deliveries to Jordan by truck, with test loads totaling 3,480 barrels, said oil ministry spokesman Asim Jihad. Volumes are expected to rise gradually to agreed shipments of 10,000 bpd, he added.

The statement said Iraq generated $6.341 billion in August, selling a barrel of oil at approximately $56.77.