Jordan to resume oil imports from Iraq’s Kirkuk fields

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AMMAN — Jordan and Iraq Saturday agreed to continue work on a Memorandum of understanding signed between the two countries, under which Jordan imports 10,000 barrels of crude daily from Iraq’s northern Kirkuk oil fields, which are transported to the Jordan Petroleum Refinery in Zarqa, reported the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources official Hassan Hiyari said in that he expects Iraqi oil imports to resume in early April after being suspended in early February pending discussion of details in the memorandum, praising the Iraqi side for its cooperation.

Hiyari said about 1.505 million barrels of Iraqi crude were supplied to Jordan over the period between September 1, 2021, and January 30, 2022, at a daily rate of about 9,899 barrels. The barrels were shipped by 5,866 Iraqi and Jordanian trucks from the Baiji station to the Zarqa refinery.

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