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Jordan Picks Local Companies to Import Iraqi Crude, Petra Says

August 16, 2012

Jordan selected two local companies to transport 10,000 barrels of crude a day from Iraq to its refinery in Zarqa, the official news agency Petra reported.

The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry will sign contracts this month with Amman-based Zoubi and Dhiabat to transport crude from Iraq’s oil hub in Kirkuk to the refinery by truck, the news agency said, citing an unidentified ministry official.

To contact the reporter on this story: Mohammad Tayseer in Amman, Jordan, through the Dubai newsroom at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Stephen Voss at

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