U.S significantly decreases oil imported from Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan.31/ Trend E. Ismayilov /
The U.S. imported 12 million barrels of oil from Azerbaijan in January-November 2011 compared to over 19.6 million barrels in January- November 2010, the U.S Energy Information Administration (EIA) said.
The U.S. imported about 1.04 million barrels from Azerbaijan in November compared to about 1.5 million barrels in November 2010.
The U.S. imported 20.22 million barrels of oil from Azerbaijan in 2010 compared to 27.52 million barrels in 2009.
The U.S. imported more than 26.8 million barrels of oil from Azerbaijan in 2008. The U.S imported more than 20.6 million barrels of oil from Azerbaijan in 2007. The figure was 9.7 million barrels of oil in 2006.
The Baku - Tbilisi - Ceyhan oil pipeline is the main export route. It delivers oil to the Turkish port of Ceyhan. Azerbaijani oil is transported via this route.
Azeri Light oil is exported from the Georgian port of Supsa. It is delivered via the Baku - Supsa pipeline.
Oil is also exported from the Georgian Black Sea port of Batumi. It is delivered by railway from Baku and from the port of Novorossiysk. It is delivered via the Baku - Novorossiysk pipeline.