Azerbaijani oil prices increase
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 29
By Maksim Tsurkov – Trend:
The price of the AZERI LT CIF oil, produced at the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli block of oil and gas fields, was $57.11 per barrel at the Italian port of Augusta on Dec. 28, or $1.69 more compared to the price on Dec. 23, a source on Azerbaijan’s oil and gas market told Trend Dec. 29.
Trading was not conducted in connection with the Christmas holiday December 26 and 27.
The AZERI Light FOB Ceyhan oil price was $56.27 per barrel on Dec. 28, or $1.69 more than the previous price.
Azerbaijan has been producing AZERI LT since 1997 and exports it via the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan and Baku-Supsa pipelines, as well as by rail to the Georgian port of Batumi.
Azerbaijan also exports URALS oil from Russia’s Black Sea port of Novorossiysk. The oil is delivered there via the Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline.
The price for URALS-NOVO was $52.34 per barrel on Dec. 28, or $1.62 more than the previous price.
The price of a barrel of Brent Dated, produced from the North Sea, stood at $55.41 on Dec. 28 or $1.77 more than the previous price.