Technical operatorship of South Caucasus Pipeline transferred to SOCAR


June 4, Fineko/abc.az. As from 20 March 202 BP Exploration (ShahDeniz) Limited transferred technical operatorship of the South Caucasus Pipeline (SCP), one of the key sections of the Southern Gas Corridor, to SOCAR Midstream Operations Limited, a fully-owned subsidiary of SOCAR.

According to BP, the transfer covers the operation of all dedicated SCP facilities in Azerbaijan and Georgia. The facilities that are common to both the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline and SCP will continue to be operated by bp in its capacity as common operator.

“There is no change to the operatorship of the Sangachal Terminal, BTC or the Western Route Export Pipeline (WREP) which will all continue to be operated by bp,” the statement says.