Keystone XL: The Key to Crude Exports – New Report

July 11, 2013By Lorne StockmanBlog Post, Briefings, Featured, Industry Updates, Reports 2 Comments

Proponents of the Keystone XL pipeline regularly claim that the pipeline will replace heavy oil from Venezuela and elsewhere if it is built. In fact just this week, Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE) claimed that Venezuela’s recent offer of asylum for whistleblower Edward Snowden is somehow a reason to approve the pipeline. The reality is that crude delivered … Read More

Iraqi Oil Flowing Through Turkey

September 5, 2007By Andy RowellBlog Post

Iraqi Oil Minister Hussain al-Shahristani has said that crude oil began to flow from the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk to a Turkish export terminal last week. Al-Shahristani said Iraq is “pumping between 300,000 and 400,000 barrels a day of Kirkuk crude to the Turkish export terminal of Ceyhan.” The pipeline has been mostly closed … Read More