DUBAI (Reuters) – Oil provide to the al-Haritha electrical energy station in southern Iraq resumed on Thursday after repairs to a pipeline broken by an explosion, the oil ministry mentioned on Friday.
Pumping had stopped on Wednesday, after an explosion on a dry fuel pipeline, the ministry mentioned in an announcement.
Oil ministry officers mentioned on Wednesday the explosion was attributable to scorching summer season warmth.
Most oil exports from Iraq, OPEC’s second-largest producer, come from Basra, in southern Iraq.
Reporting by Maher Chmaytelli; enhancing by Jason Neely