(OFFICIAL)-Iraq oil exports hit record 3.08 mln bpd in April -ministry

(Ministry corrects breakdown of exports, revenue, price per barrel)

BAGHDAD, May 1 (Reuters) - Iraq's oil exports rose in April to a record 3.08 million barrels per day (bpd) from 2.98 mln bpd in the previous month, the oil ministry said on Friday.

Exports from Iraq's southern terminals reached 2.627 million bpd, while exports from the north via the Kurdistan pipeline were 450,000 bpd in April, the ministry said.

April shipments generated $4.8 billion in revenue and sold at $51.70 per barrel. (Reporting by Ahmed Rasheed; writing by Rania El Gamal; editing by Jason Neely)