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More than 1 million barrels of Iraqi oil imported over last 4 months

2. Iraq Oil Imports IW
Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Saleh Al-Kharabsheh said that the Kingdom's total imports of Iraqi oil during the past four months amounted to 1.195 million barrels, at a rate of 9,800 barrels per day, according to JO24.اضافة اعلان

Kharabsheh said that the Kingdom's imports of Iraqi oil in December amounted to 309,690 barrels, at a daily rate of approximately 9,989 barrels.

The total amount of Iraqi crude oil supplied to the Kingdom from September 1 to December 28, 2021, amounted to 1,194,734 barrels, which were transported by 4,679 Iraqi and Jordanian tankers from Al-Siniya/Baiji station, in Iraq, to the Zarqa Petroleum Refinery.

Importing Iraqi crude oil comes in implementation of the memorandum of understanding for the supply of crude oil signed between the governments of Iraq and Jordan on January 28, 2021, which came into effect at the beginning of September 2021; it stipulates that Jordan purchases Iraqi crude oil (Kirkuk crude oil) to meet part of its annual oil needs, not more than 10,000 barrels per day, or 15 percent.


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