Sabotaged oil pipeline to Turkey to be repaired next week: source

February 20, 2016 4:17 PM

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ISTANBUL A pipeline sabotaged in Turkey last Tuesday halting oil flows from northern Iraq to a Turkish port is expected to be repaired next week though the situation is complicated by security issues, an industry source said on Saturday.

The pipeline, which carries around 600,000 barrels per day of crude to Ceyhan port from fields in Iraq's Kurdish region and Kirkuk was sabotaged in the Urfa area of Turkey and oil flows were halted for a fifth day on Saturday, officials and industry sources said.

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