SOCAR reveals oil pumping volume via Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline for July
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 31
By Ilkin Shafiyev – Trend:
Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR pumped about 80,000 tons of oil via the Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline in July 2018, a source familiar with the situation told Trend July 31.
"In July 2018, about 80,000 tons were shipped via Russia," the source said.
SOCAR intends to pump 80,000 tons of oil via the Baku-Novorossiysk oil pipeline in August.
SOCAR pumped 1.5 million tons of oil via the Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline in 2017 compared to 1.3 million tons in 2016.
The Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline is 1,147 kilometers long. The length of its Azerbaijani section is 231 kilometers and Russian section - 916 kilometers. The pipeline was filled with oil in October 1996, according to SOCAR. Its highest capacity stands at 105,000 barrels a day.
In 2018, SOCAR plans to pump about 1.5 million tons of oil, produced at onshore and offshore fields of the country, via the Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline.
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