NO. 45

8 AUGUST 1994


Pipeline Flushing May Be Delayed Till 1995

The proposed flushing of the Iraqi-Turkish pipeline could be delayed untilnext spring at the earliest, according to a senior Turkish oil official. Mr.Hayrettin Uzun, Chairman of Turkey's pipeline company Botas, told Reuters lastweek: "I doubt there will be a decision by September. Even if it is reachedafter that, the pipeline cannot be flushed until next year due to the harshwinter in the region. "He said the severe...