The Ministry of Oil opens doors to companies to implement an oil pipeline linking Iraq with Turkey and a length of 350 km

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The Ministry of Oil announced on Sunday the opening of the tender for companies to implement the pipeline project of export of Iraqi crude oil capacity of one million barrels per day from Kirkuk to the port of Ceyhan oil on the Mediterranean coast.
The head of the oil projects company, Raad Rafiq, in the announcement of the tender for the implementation of the project pipeline export between Iraq and Turkey, the Ministry of Oil in its intention to implement the project pipeline export Iraqi crude oil capacity of one million barrels per day from Kirkuk to the port of Ceyhan oil on the Mediterranean coast in Turkey, which will be Substitute for current lines “.
He added that the Iraqi-Turkish crude oil pipeline system consists of a 48-knot pipeline and an approximate length of 350 kilometers from the warehouse and the new primary pumping station (ITP1) to the new MS measurement station near the Iraqi-Turkish border.
He pointed out that the proposed route of the pipeline parallel to the current path that crosses the hole in the province of Salah al-Din and the Tigris River and Khabour.
He stressed that the project includes two reservoirs of crude oil, the first in the primary station ITP1 and the station with six tanks for the first station and four others, an operational card (60000 cubic meters) per tank.
He pointed out that the project depends on the self-generation of the operation of pumps and any other requirements for electric power by the adoption of gas to be processed from Kirkuk, and the extension of a parallel pipeline with a diameter of 12 knots and a length of 205 km, which will provide all stations except the measurement station.
He pointed out that “the contract will be of a type of investment building owns the transfer of ownership of the so-called BOOT and the companies merged advanced to include at least 25% of Iraqi companies within the damage.
“The deadline for submission of the participation letter is January 24, 2018.”

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