Iraq oil exports rise to 2.508 mln bpd in April-SOMO

Serena Chaudhry

BAGHDAD, May 1 (Reuters) - Iraq's crude oil exports rose to

2.508 million barrels per day (bpd) in April from 2.317 million

bpd in March, the head of the State Oil Marketing Organisation

(SOMO) said on Tuesday.

Exports from the southern city of Basra were at 2.115

million bpd for the month while exports from Kirkuk were at

393,000 bpd, Falah Alamri told Reuters.

(Reporting by Ahmed Rasheed; Writing by Serena Chaudhry)