N0. 10

15 DECEMBER 1986


Iraq to Export 250,000 b/d from Yanbu' in January

MEES learns that Iraq will increase its exports of Basrah Light crude fromYanbu' on the Red Sea to 250,000 b/d in January, as compared to the current100,000 b/d. Cutbacks in Iraqi exports, from around 370,000 b/d, started earlyNovember because of the tying-in of a looping project designed to expand thecapacity of Saudi Arabia's East-West pipeline (Petroline) from 1.85mn b/d to3.05mn b/d. When the...