BASRA, Iraq Feb 9 Iraq's main oil export
terminal, off the southern city of Basra, resumed loading after
a 24-hour halt because of work to install a new pipeline feeding
the facility, an executive at state-run South Oil Co said on
Loadings stopped at midnight Tuesday and resumed midnight
Wednesday, he said.
The terminal's loading capacity is estimated at around 1.8
million barrels per day (bpd).
Loading offshore at three single-point moorings (SPMs)
connected with the Basra terminal was not affected.
OPEC's second-largest producer after Saudi Arabia, Iraq
exported a record 3.51 million bpd in December from the southern
(Reporting by Aref Mohammed; Writing by Maher Chmaytelli;
Editing by Christian Schmollinger)