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...
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