Baghdad Looks To Press On With Jordan Pipeline

Despite major security challenges, Iraq’s oil minister is determined to proceed with an alternative oil export route through Jordan, a project that was shelved at the start of the IS incursion in June.

A Sino-Japanese-Iraqi consortium has been formed and asked to submit a preliminary technical proposal for the 2.25mn b/d pipeline that will tie Basra oil fields to Jordan’s Red Sea port of Aqaba. (MEES, 21 November 2014...