Iraq oil field output halted after ISIS fighting

February 3, 2015 6:21 AM

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Iraq oil field output halted after ISIS fighting

KHABBAZ OIL FIELD, Iraq: Production at an oil field near the northern Iraq city of Kirkuk remained suspended Monday after incurring severe damage during a weekend attack by ISIS insurgents, Iraq’s oil minister said.

Kurdish forces recaptured a small crude oil station at the Khabbaz oil field 20 km southwest of Kirkuk Saturday, a day after ISIS fighters had seized it.

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