Turkey to Re-Route Iraqi Pipelines
Because of Landslides Turkey has announced that the two Iraqi-Turkish pipelines as well as a third domestic pipeline will be re-routed in order to avoid landslides similar to those which took place last March and caused the closure of the 1mn b/d Iraqi pipeline for about a week (MEES, 16 March). According to Mr. Nezihi Berkkam, head of the Turkish state pipeline company (Botas), acquisition of the land for the 13.5 km. detour near the southern...
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