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Kurdistan’s oil exports reach 18 million barrels in October

Most of the exported oil was extracted from oil wells in the region

The Ministry of Natural Resources in the Kurdistan region announced recently that oil exports through the Turkish port of Ceyhan for the month of October amounted to more than 18 million barrels.

The ministry points out that most of the exported oil was extracted from oil wells in the region, Iraq-based Al Mada Press reports.

The Ministry of Natural Resources in the Kurdistan region announces in a statement, “The Kurdistan Regional Government has exported 18.461m barrels of oil – approximately 59,552 barrels per day –through the Kurdistan oil pipe to Turkish port sides. “

“Around 13,611m barrels of oil per month were exported via the region from the region’s wells. This is equivalent to 4.85m barrels extracted from the remaining wells of the North Oil Company,” the ministry reveals.

The ministry adds: “Pumping oil through the Kurdistan region was stopped for three days because of some circumstances which were beyond the control of the region in the month of October.”