Oil minister Jabar al-Luaibi has asked BP "to quickly make plans to develop the Kirkuk oilfields", Iraq's oil ministry said.
Flows typically run at around 600,000 bpd and stood at around 500,000 bpd on Tues.
Russia will let four Turkish producers begin supplies of tomatoes to Russia from Dec 1.
Iraq crisis, U.S.-Iran tensions trigger crude risk premium
Saudi Arabia's energy prices remain low despite the latest increase last year
Part of a coal mine in Turkey's southeastern province of Sirnak has collapsed, leaving workers trapped inside, security guards at the mine said.
Iraq plans to contract a foreign oil company to almost double the oil production capacity of the northern Kirkuk fields, to more than one million barrels per day, Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi said.
The price of Kuwaiti crude oil went up 49 cents on Monday, settling at $54.61 per barrel.
Ernest Blom, President of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses, comes into studio to talk about the price, colour and authenticity of the jewels.
Spot gold was unchanged at $1,293.60 an ounce