Jordan raises the rates of supply of Iraqi oil to 13 thousand barrels per day

Amman, The Jordanian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Hala Zawati, confirmed that Jordan raised the rates of supplying Iraqi oil during the current month of March to about 13 thousand barrels per day, as the total imports of the Jordanian oil refinery from Iraqi oil during the first half of this month amounted to 197 Thousand barrels.

She explained in a press statement today, that: “Coordination has been made with Iraq to increase loading and transportation rates, with the aim of receiving the Jordanian Petroleum Refinery all contractual quantities of crude oil during the month of March 2020, in anticipation of any contingency in light of the spread of the Corona virus emerging.”

Regarding the Kingdom’s total imports of Iraqi crude oil, as of mid-March, Zawati said: “The Jordanian oil refinery has received two million barrels of Iraqi crude oil since the beginning of the unloading of Iraqi crude at the refinery site in Zarqa on the fifth of September 2019 until 15 March 2020, at a daily rate of about 10.25 thousand barrels, was transported by 7851 Iraqi and Jordanian tanks.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency