Azeri crude exports via Turkey’s Ceyhan totals 24.44 mln tons
Crude oil shipments from the port of Ceyhan in January-October 2012 reached 24.44 million tons, 1news.az reports citing SOCAR.
The figures of crude oil exports via the Turkish terminal are as follows: in January - 2.45 million tons, in February - 2.36 million tons, in March - 2.5 million, in April - 2.77 million, in May - 2.41 million, in June - 2.71 million, in July – 2.48 million, in August - 2.12 million, in September - 2.45 million, in October - 2.014 million.
Overall, since the commissioning in June 2006 of BP PLC-operated Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline (BTC), crude shipments through the port of Ceyhan has totaled 198.46 million tons.
The crude supplied through BTC and exported to the world market is extracted from "Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli" oil fields (ACG) and condensate from the gas-condensate field "Shakh-Deniz" based in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea. BTC capacity is 1.2 million brl/d.
The BTC Co. stockholders are: BP (30.1%); AzBTC (25,00%); Chevron (8.90%); StatoilHydro (8.71%); TPAO (6.53%); ENI (5.00%); Total (5.00%), Itochu (3.40%); INPEX (2.50%), ConocoPhillips (2,50%), and Hess (2.36%).