Kurdistan’s Oil Tanker Loaded With a Value of 100 Million U.S. Dollars Dock Port
|July 29, 2014||Filled under Kurdistan News|
Kurdistan News –
News agency “Reuters” that the tanker loaded with crude oil from Iraqi Kurdistan currently anchored near the port of Galveston, Texas, and will be subject to inspection by a procedural U.S. Coast Guard, before being allowed to unload its cargo.
“The tanker flying the flag of the Marshall Islands, sailed from the port of Ceyhan in the month of June, heading to the U.S. coast on the Gulf of Mexico, despite Washington’s concerns about oil sales independent of the Kurdish region and the threat of the Iraqi central government.”
Andy Kendrick said Coast Guard Petty Officer “The unloading of crude may begin later in the day Sunday if the tanker passed inspection as there were not other problems.”
Kendrick explained that “the Coast Guard in touch with the National Security Council and the U.S. State Department and Homeland Security on the arrival of the ship and put it.” The tanker load of new pipeline Kurd.
Has been unable to trade sources in Texas and New York, London and Geneva identify buyer load that may tend to any of the refineries located along the coast of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
The estimated tonnage of the ship by about a million barrels of crude any more than $100 million dollars at world prices.
The sale of crude to the refinery Kurdish-American to the chagrin of Baghdad, which considers such deals such as smuggling has raised questions about the extent of Washington’s commitment to the prevention of the sale of oil from the Kurdistan region.
The U.S. government expressed concern that the sales of oil from Kurdistan may contribute to the dismantling of Iraq at a time when the Baghdad government is struggling to contain the threat of gangs Daash captured large swathes of the country.
And pressed Washington to companies and governments not to buy crude oil from the Kurdistan Regional Government, but did not impose a ban on direct corporate America.
It is noteworthy that the Oil Ministry announced that, in the 23 May last, for filing a lawsuit against the Ministry of Natural Resources in the Kurdistan region for its oil exports without the consent of Baghdad, confirmed the start of legal proceedings against Turkey and company Botas for violating the agreement signed between the two countries in 2010.
The Committee on Energy and industry in the Kurdistan Parliament announced on the first of June, Germany and Italy bought the oil exported from the region.
The Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz announced, on May 22 last, the Kurdistan region of Iraq began exporting the first shipment of crude oil through the Turkish port of Ceyhan on the Mediterranean despite the conflict has existed since a long time with Baghdad about the sharing of oil revenues.
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