Iraq, Iran Talking Re-Start of Kirkuk Exports

Talk now is that Iran and Iraq are working to set a start to start oil exports from Kirkuk. They'll have to transport by truck to an Iranian refinery. About 30,000 bpd. Wondering how the Iranian relationship with the Iraqi Kurds plays out in this ...

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For me THE question is: "why does Iran wanna buy an oil?" They have ton of it for themself... 

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Maybe because of politician and economic interest. Three days ago Iran's Petroleum Minister Bian Zangeneh said "this is a strategic connection between Iran and Iraq." 

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It's not buying. It's swap deal: they will receive Iraqi oil for their consumption in areas close to where the trucks tankers get it oil. They will deliver same quantities of their oil with similar specifications...

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