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    December 2, 2015

    ISIS-Turkey blood oil map

    December 2, 2015


    Translated by Kristina Rus

    The supply chain of ISIS Syrian oil to Turkey

    Turkey's purchases of smuggled ISIS oil is one of the most important sources of terrorist financing, measuring in the hundreds of millions of dollars. "Vzglyad" paper created a diagram of the production, trade and transport of the black gold to Turkey, from which you can clearly see that the business is thriving: almost the entire Turkish-Syrian border is open for smuggling. 

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    ISIS Brand (by "Vzglyad")

    $1,53 million per day - ISIS makes from selling oil

    $25-45 per barrel - average oil price on ISIS markets

    Oil production in Syria:

    1995: 610,000 barrels per day

    2010: 386,000 barrels per day

    2011: 333,300 barrels per day

    2012: 182,0000 barrels per day


    Pink: Territories under the control of the Syrian army

    Grey: Territories under the control of the Islamic state

    Green: Territories under the control of other terrorist groups

    Yellow: Territories under the control of the Kurds

    Second column icons: oil fields; oil refineries; oil markets

    Third column: oil transport routes; contraband border crossings

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