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Iraq exports over 102 mln barrels of crude oil in April

Iraq exported about 102.38 million barrels of crude oil in April, the country’s Oil Ministry announced.

During the month, about 100.92 million barrels were exported from oil fields in central and southern Iraq via the port of Basra, and 1.016 million barrels from the Qayyara oilfield in the northern province of Nineveh, the ministry said in a statement, citing statistics from the State Organization for Marketing of Oil, an Iraqi company.

A total of 448,606 barrels were sent to neighboring Jordan in April, said the ministry.

In March, Iraq exported about 106.11 million barrels of crude oil, according to the ministry.

Iraq’s economy heavily relies on crude oil exports, which account for more than 90 percent of the country’s revenues.
Source: Xinhua

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