IRAQ

EU 2013 import data identifies Iraqi crude as Basrah Light, Kirkuk and ‘other Iraq,’ – seemingly Kurdish oil. Imports of 6.88mn barrels (18,850 b/d) went to Germany (30%), Austria (28%) and Belgium (32%). Of KRG crude trucked to Turkish Mediterranean ports for export to Europe, oil from the Gulf Keystone-operated Shaikan goes via Dortyol and Genel Energy’s Taq Taq via Mersin. Austria’s OMV, has been taking volumes ex-Mersin into Trieste in Italy. From...