Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec. 7 / Trend E. Ismayilov /
In January-November, the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) oil pipeline transported 27.33 million tons of Azerbaijani oil compared to 30.06 million tons in the same period of 2011, SOCAR's report says today.
As of Dec. 1, 2012, some 203.1 million tons of oil were transported through the pipeline during the whole period of its operation.
Over 32.2 million tons of Azerbaijani oil were transported through BTC in 2011 compared 37 million tons in 2010.
Some 26.8 million tons of oil were supplied to the world markets from the Ceyhan Turkish port in January-November compared to 30 million tons in January-November 2011.
As of Dec. 1, 2012, around 200.8 million tons of Azerbaijani oil were supplied to the world markets from Ceyhan during the whole period of its operation.
Over 32.08 million tons of oil were supplied to world markets from the Turkish port of Ceyhan in 2011 compared to 37.3 million tons in 2010.
The BТС's total length is 1.768 kilometers including a 443-kilometer section running via Azerbaijan, a 249-kilometer section traversing Georgia and a 1.076-kilometer section passing through Turkey. The pipeline's construction began in April 2003. First oil was marked May 18, 2005.
BTC Co. shareholders include: BP (30.1 per cent); AzBTC (25 per cent); Chevron (8.90 per cent); Statoil Hydro (8.71 per cent); ТРАО (6.53 per cent); Eni (5 per cent); Total (5 per cent); Itochu (3.40 per cent); Inpex (2.50 per cent); ConocoPhillips (2.50 per cent) and Amerada Hess (2.36 per cent)