Iraqi crude oil exports 3.6 million barrels per day in August 2019

Iraqi crude oil exports raised to 3.6 million barrels per day in August 2019, from 3.56 million bpd the July, the oil ministry said in a statement.

Exports from the southern Basra terminals reached 3.47 million bpd, up from 3.44 million bpd in July, it said.

Shipments from Iraq’s northern Kirkuk oilfields to the Turkish port of Ceyhan averaged 105,000 bpd, the statement said.

Iraq has resumed oil deliveries to Jordan by truck, said oil ministry spokesman Asim Jihad. These exports had been halted in 2014 because of deteriorating security in western of Iraq.

Iraq is producing below its capacity of nearly 5 million bpd, in line with a production-cutting agreement between OPEC and allies such as Russia to support prices.