Iraqi Oil Exports Set New Record In June; Southern Volumes Top 3Mn B/D

Official Iraqi oil exports hit a new record of 3.187mn b/d in June with southern volumes topping 3mn b/d for the first time. But northern exports from the Turkish Mediterranean port of Ceyhan fell sharply after the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) slashed volumes of its own crude handed over to Baghdad-controlled state marketer Somo.

Provisional data from the Iraqi Oil Ministry on 1 July indicated record...