Beiji online after quick fix

Investigators still don't know what caused last week's explosion, but damaged gas line no longer impacting output.
A soldier stands guard over the Beiji refinery. (AYMAN OGHANNA/Iraq Oil Report)

BAGHDAD - Oil officials say a gas pipeline is now feeding the Beiji refinery after a Friday explosion, and the country's largest fuel-producing facility is back online.

Sources have said that a bomb hit a section of a gas pipeline outside of the refinery, but investigators have provided neither an explanation of the security breach or a technical account of the damage. Iraq's oil sector has recently suffered an intensifying wave of sabotage and attack.

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