BP: Sangachal terminal reduces oil exports
BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 12
By Leman Zeynalova – Trend:
During the first quarter of 2020, the Sangachal terminal exported about 66 million barrels of oil and condensate, Trend reports with reference to BP Azerbaijan.
This included about 58 million barrels through Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) and over 8 million barrels through the Western Route Export Pipeline (WREP).
In this first quarter of 2019, Sangachal terminal exported more than 69 million barrels of oil.
In the first quarter of 2020, oil and gas from ACG and Shah Deniz continued to flow via subsea pipelines to the Sangachal terminal.
The daily capacity of the terminal’s processing systems is currently 1.2 million barrels of crude oil and condensate, and about 85 million standard cubic metres of Shah Deniz gas, while overall processing and export capacity for gas, including ACG associated gas is around 105 million standard cubic metres per day.
Gas is exported via the South Caucasus Pipeline (SCP), the South Caucasus Pipeline expansion system and via SOCAR gas pipelines connecting the terminal’s gas processing facilities with Azerigas’s national grid system.
On average, more than 51 million standard cubic metres (about 1,800 million standard cubic feet) of Shah Deniz gas was exported from the terminal daily in in the first quarter of 2020.
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