Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 24 /Trend E. Ismayilov/
Around 2300 tankers were shipped from June 2, 2006 up till now from the Ceyhan oil terminal by Turkish Botas International Limited (BIL), BIL said today.
Since 2001 BIL has been engaged in the exploitation of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline over the territory of Turkey.
Over 1.77 billion barrels of oil were shipped from Ceyhan as of Sept. 24, 2013, the report said.
The total length of the BTC pipeline is 1768 kilometres of which 443 goes through Azerbaijan, 249 kilometres through Georgia and 1076 through Turkey.
Construction of the pipeline started in April 2003 and began flowing with oil on May 18, 2005.
Stockholders of BTC Co established on August 1, 2002 are BP (30.1 per cent), AzBTC (25 per cent), Chevron (8.9 per cent), Statoil (8.71 per cent), ТРАО (6.53 per cent), Eni (5 per cent), Total (5 per cent), Itochu (3.40 per cent), Inpex (2.5 per cent), ConocoPhillips (2.50 per cent) and ONGC (2.36 per cent).
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