Middle East Economic Survey
Oil Flow Resumes Through Kirkuk-Ceyhan Pipeline
Turkish officials on 12 August announced that Iraqi crude oil had resumed flowing through the Kirkuk-Ceyhan crude oil pipeline at its normal rate of 350,000-400,000 b/d. An explosion occurred on the pipeline on 10 August near the town of Mardin in southeastern Turkey near the Iraqi border. The authorities suspect the Kurdish Workers Party (PKK) of setting off the explosion, which killed...