Up to 2.4 billion barrels of oil shipped from Ceyhan terminal

Oil&Gas Materials 5 January 2016 17:21 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 5
By Maksim Tsurkov - Trend:

Turkish Botas International Limited (BIL) company has shipped 2.37 billion barrels of oil from Ceyhan oil terminal from June 2, 2006 to January 5, 2016, the company's website said.

BIL has been operating the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline on Turkey's territory since 2001.

During the reporting period, some 3,116 tankers were shipped from the terminal, 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).