Key oil pipeline repaired in southern Iraq
Oil flowing was resumed in southern Iraq Sunday after repairs were completed on a pipeline attacked by Iraqis, an oil company official said.
Exports of up to 900,000 barrels a day were projected to resume later Sunday, a representative of the state-run Southern Oil Company told The AP.
Iraqi officials halted exports of crude oil Wednesday after sabotage attacks damaged two pipelines that can carry over 1.5 million barrels a day to offshore terminals in the Gulf.
Only the smaller of the two southern lines has been repaired. Repairs on the larger line were set to take up to six days, the official conveyed. (menareport.com)
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