Over 9m barrels of oil pumped into BTC

Oil&Gas Materials 19 May 2006 13:46 (UTC +04:00)

Oil running via the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan main export oil pipeline (BTC) passed the treatment scraper station in Turkey and moved in the direction of the Ceyhan port, Р'Р  Azerbaijan told Trend. A 125km-section of the pipeline is left until the Ceyhan port.

For the time being over 9 million barrels of technical oil of 10 million barrels required has been pumped into the pipeline. Every day 150,000 barrels of oil in average is pumped into the pipeline.

The first tanker was shipped this May. Official opening ceremony of the pipeline is scheduled for 13 June.