Iraqi Kurdistan plans 10 bcm natural gas exports to Turkey in two years

ISTANBUL, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government Minister of Natural Resources, Ashti Hawrami, said on Friday the region planned to export 10 billion cubic metres (bcm) of natural gas to Turkey over the next two years, but that this may slip to 2019.

Speaking at an Atlantic Council conference in Istanbul, Hawrami also said the region planned to increase its crude oil export capacity to 1 million barrels per day (bpd) by end-2016. (Reporting by Can Sezer; Writing by Daren Butler; editing by David Dolan)