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Oil, Gas Flows Through Turkey Unhindered After Coup Quelled

  • Tanker traffic, pipeline flows are normal: Traders, port agent
  • Turkish Straits one of world’s major oil transit chokepoints
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Are the Events in Turkey Bullish for Commodities?

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Oil tankers are loading and unloading cargoes normally at Turkey’s ports and sailing without interruption in the nation’s waters after forces loyal to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan crushed an attempted coup.

Four traders who specialize in oil cargoes from suppliers in the Black Sea and Mediterranean said shipments were running as normal. Pipeline flows through the country to the Turkish port of Ceyhan were also at the usual levels, a port agent said.