9M TONS OIL TRANSPORTED VIA RAILWAY IN JAN-AUG
In January-August 2005 the Azerbaijani State Railway Department (ASRD) transported 8,749m ton oil and oil products or 24.8% more as compared 2005, Trend reports.
However, the transportation of Kazakh oil via the Baku-Batumi route in August decreased by 200,000 as compared July due to the production reduce in some Kazakh fields over the sanctions imposed by the Ecology Ministry.
Nevertheless, the volume of transportation was hold at the expense of the oil of the Azerbaijan International Operating Company (AIOC) and ExxonMobil.
The ASRD transported 11,807m tons of different cargos or 29% more as compared 2004.