Latest Kirkuk–Ceyhan Oil Pipeline Stories
A pipeline explosion caused by pressure problems left a large oil slick along the Turkey-Iraq border, Turkish officials say.
An armed group has attacked the Kirkuk-Ceyhan oil pipeline that transfers Kirkuk crude oil to the Turkey's Mediterranean port, the privately-owned Sbay media website reported on 15 September.
KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - All exports of Iraq's Kirkuk crude oil through a major pipeline to Ceyhan on Turkey's Mediterranean coast were stopped on Saturday after a bomb blast set the pipeline on fire, an oil ministry source said.
By Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Insurgents sabotaged an exporting oil well in Iraq on Friday, stepping up pressure on the U.S.-backed government struggling to steer Iraq through a political crisis over a draft constitution.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).