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Azeri oil export starts from Sangachal terminal

05 March 2005 [15:24] - TODAY.AZ
The Azerbaijan International Operating Company (AIOC), operated by bp, started Central Azeri crude oil export from the Sangachal terminal on March 4, reported bp press-service.
Production from Central Azeri platform commenced on February 13, wich was inaugurated by President of the Azerbaijan Republic Ilham Aliyev in a ceremony held on the platform on February 18. It took the oil just over two weeks to reach Sangachal terminal where it was treated to achieve the required specifications before it entered the export system.

Oil form Sangachal will initially be transported to market via existing export routes and through new export routes including the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline once operational later this year.


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