IRAQ'S OIL EXPORTS DOWN TO 3.52 MBD
PLATTS - Iraq's crude exports in June fell to 3.52 million b/d from 3.572 million b/d in May, according to figures provided by the State Organization for Marketing of Oil (SOMO) exclusively to S&P Global Platts. The figures don't include the Kurdish region.
The June shipments included 3.39 million b/d from Gulf terminals, 105,000 b/d from Kirkuk through the Ceyhan terminal and 25,000 b/d of heavy Qayara oil transported by truck to the southern port of Um Qasr.
Of the Gulf terminals shipments, 74% was Basrah Light and the rest Basrah Heavy grades, according to the figures.
Stockpiles in the south rose 2.2 million barrels to 7.9 million barrels by the end of June.