Azerbaijan's Jan-Aug Oil Exports Via Turkey Pipeline Fall 10%


BAKU, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Azeri oil exports through the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline via Georgia and Turkey fell by 9.7 percent year on year to 18.062 million tonnes in the January-August period, state energy company SOCAR said on Friday.

The BTC pipeline is used to export oil via from the Azeri, Chirag and Guneshli (ACG) oilfields operated by BP. Azerbaijan also exports oil via Russia, through the Baku-Novorossiisk pipeline and via Georgia by rail and through the Baku-Supsa pipeline.

Oil from Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan is also exported through the BTC pipeline.

(Reporting by Nailia Bagirova; Writing by Margarita Antidze; Editing by David Goodman)


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