Assistant to deputy Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of Turkey Salih Bashoglu, speaking today at the opening of Caspian Oil&Gas-2006 exhibition in Baku, congratulated Azeri people with shipping first oil from port Ceyhan and said the solemn opening of the Turkish section of Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline will be held at terminal named after H.Aliyev on
July 13, 2006.
Trend reports Mr Bashoglu stated his hope for Azeri gas transportation to Europe via South Caucasian Pipeline.
В"Turkey will do its best to ensure Azeri gas transportation to EuropeВ", - he said.
He also suggested Turkey become a power bridge for all these oil&gas projects. В"Oil from Ceyhan terminal may be exported to other countries, in particular to India and IsraelВ", - he stated.