Ceyhan oil terminal halts ops after Turkiye quake 


Operations at Turkiye’s oil terminal in Ceyhan halted after a major earthquake struck nearby early on Monday, an energy official told Reuters on Monday, Report informs.

There is no damage to the Kerkuk-Ceyhan pipeline carrying oil from Iraq to Turkiye, or to the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline, and oil flows are continuing on both after a major earthquake hit Turkiye.

An emergency meeting is being held on the issue.

The eastern Mediterranean terminal is some 155 km (96 miles) from the area of the quake’s epicenter.

The magnitude 7.8 quake struck southern Turkey and northwest Syria early on Monday, killing more than 500 people and injuring hundreds as buildings collapsed across the region, triggering searches for survivors in the rubble.