Baku, Azerbaijan, May 4
By Maksim Tsurkov - Trend:
Turkish Botas International Limited (BIL) company has shipped 2,878 tankers from the Ceyhan oil terminal from June 2, 2006 till May 2, 2015, compared to 2,510 tankers as of early May 2014, the statement published on BIL website said.
BIL has been operating the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) oil pipeline on Turkey's territory since 2001.
During the reporting period, 2,192 billion barrels of oil were shipped from the terminal, compared to 1.93 billion barrels of oil as of early May 2014, according to the statement.
The total length of the BТС is 1,768 kilometers including a 443 kilometer-long section running through Azerbaijan, a 249-kilometer long section in Georgia and a 1,076-kilometer long section in Turkey. The construction of the pipeline started in April 2003. It was filled with oil on May 18, 2005.
BTC Co. shareholders are: BP (30.1 percent), AzBTC (25 percent), Chevron (8.9 percent), Statoil (8.71 percent), ТРАО (6.53 percent), Eni (5 percent), Total (5 percent), Itochu (3.4 percent), Inpex (2.5 percent), ConocoPhillips (2.5 percent) and ONGC (2.36 percent).
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