Turkey reveals volume of crude oil imports from Azerbaijan

Oil&Gas Materials 1 April 2019 17:54 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 1

By Leman Zeynalova – Trend:

Azerbaijan exported 78 million tons of crude oil to Turkey in January 2019, Trend informs with reference to a report posted on the website of Turkish Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EPDK).

According to the report, the share of Azerbaijan in the total imports of crude oil by Turkey in January 2019 was 2.55 percent.

Turkey, in turn, exported 217,856 tons of aviation fuel to Azerbaijan in January 2019, the report said.

In general, during this period, Turkey imported approximately 2.187 million tons of crude oil.

Turkey receives oil from Azerbaijan through the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline.

The total length of the BTC pipeline is 1,768 kilometers, of which 443 kilometers runs through the territory of Azerbaijan, 249 kilometers runs through Georgia, 1,076 kilometers goes through Turkey. The construction of the pipeline began in April 2003, and it was filled with oil on May 18, 2005.


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