View Full Version : Iraq announces increase in Kirkuk oil refinery capacity

03-09-2017, 01:29 PM
BAGHDAD (Reuters) -- Iraq has added a processing unit to the Kirkuk oil refinery, increasing the plant's capacity by 10,000 bpd, the oil ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.

The unit is operational, the statement said, citing Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi.

The ministry will seek to add another unit by the end of the year, with the same 10,000 bpd capacity, he added.

Reporting by Maher Chmaytelli; Editing by Nick Macfie