SOCAR Exports Around 145,000 Tons of Oil

Oil&Gas Materials 2 March 2007 18:41 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku /corr. Trend S.Aliyev / In January to February 2007 the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) exported approximately 144,032 tons of crude oil. The Marketing and Economic Operations Department of SOCAR informed that some 63,868 tons of oil was transported via the Baku-Novorossiysk route.

In this period oil transportation was not carried out via the Baku-Supsa route due to repair work in this oil pipeline.

SOCAR exported 80,163 tons of oil by rail in the direction of the Georgian Black Sea port of Batumi.

In 2006 export via the Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline made up 1,172,000 tons of oil (in 2005 it was 1,631,000 tons).

A total of 1,155,000 tons of oil was transported via the Baku-Supsa pipeline in 2006 (in 2005 it made up 1,263,000 tons).

A total of 1,135,000 tons of oil has been transport by railway to the Georgian Black Sea port of Batumi (in 2005 it was 4,141,728 tons).