Saturday, September 6, 2014
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Iraq Pursues New Tack in Bid to Seize Tanker Off Texas Coast

Iraq’s Oil Ministry has asked a U.S. judge for permission to change its legal arguments in a bid to seize $100 million in Kurdish crude waiting in a tanker off Texas since late July.

September 6, 2014
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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
United Kalavrvta

Tanker Carrying Disputed Oil On the Move Off Texas

An oil tanker off the coast of Texas loaded with $100 million of disputed Iraqi Kurdish crude has pulled its anchor from the water and set sail for the first time since entering the Gulf of Mexico in July, satellite tracking showed on Wednesday.

September 3, 2014
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014
United Kalavrvta

Impasse Over Kurdish Crude Cargo Near Texas to Drag On – Source

A tanker loaded with $100 million of Iraqi Kurdish crude oil cannot be delivered in Texas anytime soon because of serious legal risks so a month-long standoff will likely drag on, a source close to the matter said on Tuesday.

August 26, 2014
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Monday, August 4, 2014
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Kurds Ask U.S. Court to Scrap Seizure Order, Allow Crude Delivery

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) of Iraq asked a U.S. court on Monday to throw out an order to seize some 1 million barrels of disputed crude oil and allow the cargo to be freely delivered in Texas.

August 4, 2014
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Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Maritime News

For Wandering Tankers with $300 Million of Kurdish Crude, End-Game Still in Doubt

After a legal show-down in Texas this week, the outlook for a handful of tankers holding some $300 million worth of Kurdish oil is not looking good.

July 31, 2014
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Maritime News

Kurdish Oil Cargo Unloaded at Sea, Destination a Mystery

Part of a Kurdish oil cargo has been offloaded from a Greek-managed tanker into another tanker in the South China Sea, but mystery surrounds the identity of the buyer and where the two tankers are headed.

July 31, 2014
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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
United Kalavrvta

U.S. Judge Signs Order to Seize Kurdish Oil From Tanker Off Texas

Acting on a request from the central government in Iraq, a U.S. judge has signed an order telling the U.S. Marshals Service to seize a cargo of oil from Iraqi Kurdistan...

July 29, 2014
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