BP Restarts Production at Azeri Chirag Platform

LONDON (Dow Jones Newswires), Dec. 21, 2010

BP restarted production at its offshore Chirag platform in Azerbaijan Monday, a spokesman for the company told Dow Jones Newswires in an emailed statement Tuesday.

Production at the platform, which was suspended Dec. 11, is back to its full capacity of around 90,000 barrels a day, the statement said.

Crude from Chirag isn't currently being exported through the Baku-Supsa pipeline and is being held at Sanagachal terminal export facilities, the company added.

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