Iran Tops List of Oil Suppliers to Turkey 

Iran is now by far the largest oil supplier to Turkey, although Iranian deliveries require a long tanker haul from the Gulf to the Mediterranean. By contrast, Turkey's other suppliers all have outlets substantially closer to Turkey - Iraq (Iraq-Turkey pipeline), Libya (Mediterranean), Saudi Arabia (Yanbu' on Red Sea) and Algeria (Mediterranean).

According to official figures, Turkey imported 15.64mn tons (313,000 b/d) of crude...