SOCAR reveals planned oil pumping volumes via Baku-Novorossiysk pipe for October
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 17
By Ilkin Shafiyev – Trend:
Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR plans to pump 80,000 tons of oil via the Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline in October 2018, a source familiar with the situation told Trend Oct. 17.
"In October 2018, oil exports from the Novorossiysk port are planned at about 80,000 tons," the source said.
In September 2018, SOCAR pumped 170,000 tons of oil via the Baku-Novorossiysk oil pipeline.
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.
It was earlier reported that Azerbaijan plans to export 1.5 million tons of oil via the Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline in 2019.
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