Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 28
By Taleh Mursagulov - Trend:
About 3.04 million tons (21.7 million barrels) of Azerbaijani oil will be shipped from the Turkish port of Ceyhan in December 2018, a source in Azerbaijan’s oil and gas market told Trend Nov. 28.
According to the source, SOCAR will carry out 26 shipments. SOCAR will account for 2.52 million tons or about 17,995 barrels. The rest will account for Equinor, BP, TPAO, INPEX.
SOCAR will daily ship an average of 678,000 barrels of oil.
Oil from Azerbaijan’s Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli block of oil and gas fields is delivered to Turkey’s Ceyhan port via the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline. Total length of BТС is 1,768 kilometers, including a 443-kilometer section running through Azerbaijan, a 249-kilometer section in Georgia and a 1,076-kilometer section in Turkey.
Condensate from Azerbaijan’s Shah Deniz gas field and oil from Turkmenistan are also shipped from Turkey’s Ceyhan port.
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