Middle East Economic Survey
Maroun Pipeline Fire Halts Crude Flow
An explosion on a pipeline carrying crude oil from the Maroun oilfield in Khuzestan province halted supplies from there on 16 October. Firefighters took several hours to bring the resultant blaze under control. While there was no estimate given for the amount of oil production that was delayed, the National Iranian Oil Companys (NIOCs)PIN news service reported that some recent fires had been...