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Ministry awards tender to import Iraqi crude

Around a half million tonnes, amounting to some 10,000 barrels will be transported daily to the Kingdom, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra. (Photo: Unsplash)
Around a half million tonnes, amounting to some 10,000 barrels will be transported daily to the Kingdom, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra. (Photo: Unsplash)
AMMAN — The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources on Tuesday awarded a tender to the Nael Al-Thiabat Company to transport Iraqi crude oil to the Kingdom.اضافة اعلان

Around a half million tonnes, amounting to some 10,000 barrels will be transported daily to the Kingdom, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.

A memorandum of understanding previously signed between Jordan and Iraq stated that crude oil will be imported from Kirkuk to serve the Kingdom’s annual needs. The amount agreed upon will make up about 7 percent of the Kingdom’s needs, according to Petra.

The transportation process will start in two weeks, and the ministry handed over the contract on Tuesday.  

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