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233.1 million barrels of oil carried via BTC last year

15.01.2020,16:07


January 15, Fineko/abc.az. 233.175 million barrels of oil were transported via pipeline Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan that delivers Azerbaijani oil through Turkey to the world market in 2019.

Botash reported that so far more than 3.3 bn barrels of oil have been sent to the world market by tankers from the sea terminal in Ceyhan. Last year, the most oil was transported in May (22.149 million barrels).

It should be noted that the BTC pipeline was put into operation in July 2006, and its length is 1,776 km. The largest amount of oil was transported via the pipeline in 2010 (286.214 million barrels), and the smallest - in the year of commissioning of the pipeline (57.078 million barrels).