Buzurgan-Fao Oil Pipeline

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Buzurgan-Fao Oil Pipeline, خط أنابيب نفط بزركان - حلفاية فاو , is an operating oil pipeline, running from Buzurgan oilfield to Halfaya and onward to the tanks reservoir at al-Fao terminal, Iraq.[1]


The pipeline runs from Buzurgan oilfield, Maysan governorate, to Fao terminal, Basra governorate, Iraq.

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The Buzurgan-Fao oil pipeline was completed in 2014, replacing the 28-inch, 261-kilometre-long pipeline running from Buzurgan to Al-Fao. which did not have the capacity to handle the planned production increases in the province by 2017.[2] Buzurgan-Fao Oil Pipeline has a capacity of 1 million barrels per day, and was built by China National Petroleum Corporation.[3][4][5] In October 2020 ownership of the pipeline was transferred from CNPC to PipeChina.[6]

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  1. Editor (2013-08-05). "Ribbon Cut on new Bazurgan-Halfaya-Fao Pipeline | Iraq Business News". Retrieved 2022-03-10. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)
  2. "Iraq studying new Missan oil export pipeline". MEED. 2013-01-29. Retrieved 2022-03-10.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Table 6.9: Main crude oil pipelines in OPEC members, 2016, OPEC Annual Statistical Bulletin 2017, pp. 87-94.
  4. Ribbon Cut on new Bazurgan-Halfaya-Fao Pipeline, Iraq Business News, 5 Aug. 2013.
  5. "CNPC unveils Maysan crude oil pipeline in southern Iraq | Oil and Gas Technology". oilandgastechnology.net. Retrieved 2022-03-10.
  6. 6.0 6.1 重磅:国家管网正式运营!, dy.163.com, Oct. 9, 2020
  7. "Iraq studying new Missan oil export pipeline". MEED. 2013-01-29. Retrieved 2022-03-11.
  8. AL-JABIRI, JASSIM (2017-04-05). "After restructuring, South Oil Company is renamed". Iraq Oil Report. Retrieved 2022-03-11.
  9. Mehdi, Ahmed (2018). "Iraqi Oil: industry evolution and short and medium-term prospects" (PDF). Oxford Institute for Energy Studies. {{cite web}}: line feed character in |title= at position 44 (help)CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  10. "شركة صينية تباشر بمد خط نفطي من ميسان إلى الفاو". www.albayan.ae (in العربية). Retrieved 2022-03-10.

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