The Iraqi PM says a deal has been reached to use the Kurdish-controlled export pipeline to Ceyhan. No timeframe has been given, and the KRG has yet to confirm, but lack of alternatives may force an uncomfortable arrangement.

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi says a preliminary agreement has been reached with northern Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to export crude oil through the autonomous region’s 700,000 b/d pipeline to Turkey. This raises the prospect of an end...