Iraq’s oil exports average 2.76 mln bpd in July, says ministry

Iraq’s oil exports average 2.76 mln bpd in July, says ministry
Flames emerge from flare stacks at Nahr Bin Umar oil field, as a man is seen wearing a protective face mask, following the outbreak of the coronavirus, north of Basra, Iraq March 9, 2020. (File/Reuters/Essam Al-Sudani)
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Updated 01 August 2020

Iraq’s oil exports average 2.76 mln bpd in July, says ministry

Iraq’s oil exports average 2.76 mln bpd in July, says ministry
  • The exports included 2.668 million bpd from its southern Basra oilfields
  • Iraq which relies almost entirely on oil for state revenue has been hit hard by low oil prices during the coronavirus crisis and has cut exports in line with OPEC production cuts

BAGHDAD: Iraq’s total oil exports for July averaged 2.763 million barrels per day (bpd), the oil ministry said in a statement on Saturday.
The exports included 2.668 million bpd from its southern Basra oilfields, it said, adding that total exports generated $3.487 billion of revenue. The oil price per barrel averaged $40.70.
Iraq which relies almost entirely on oil for state revenue has been hit hard by low oil prices during the coronavirus crisis and has cut exports in line with OPEC production cuts.