Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation reveals oil transit statistics via Georgia
Georgia, Tbilisi, Jan. 16 / Trend N.Kirtskhalia /
The Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation (GOGC) has released information on oil transit through Georgia in 2012.
According to the GOGC, 32.954.667 tons of crude oil were transported to the port of Ceyhan from Azerbaijan via the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline in 2012, which is 4.6 per cent less than in 2011.
Some 3,922,306 tons of crude oil were transported via the Western Route Export pipeline to the Supsa terminal which is 2.8 per cent more than in 2011.
Transit of Azerbaijani oil to the port of Ceyhan via Georgia was launched on September 2005, while transit via the Western Route Export pipeline has been from 1999.