Jordan increases Iraqi crude oil imports to 15,000 barrels per day

oil tankers driving on a highway through a desert
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AMMAN — Jordan has boosted its imports of Iraqi crude oil from 10,000 to 15,000 barrels per day, as reported by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources. اضافة اعلان

In an announcement made on Sunday, Iman Awwad, the Director of the Oil and Gas Directorate at the ministry, revealed that Iraq has agreed to ramp up its petrol exports to Jordan starting from August 2023. The contractual terms outlined in the memorandum of understanding signed between the Jordanian and Iraqi governments in May will continue to apply, the Jordan News Agency, Petra reported.

Awwad further stated that the Kirkuk Field in Iraq will now dispatch 450,000 barrels per month, up from the previous 300,000, to the Jordan Petroleum Refinery in Zarqa.

This decision to increase Iraqi oil imports was reached during the Prime Minister's visit to Baghdad on July 24.

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