Baku, January 15, AZERTAC
The total amount of Azerbaijani oil delivered to international oil markets via the 1,776-kilometer-long BTC pipeline from the Ceyhan marine terminal in the Adana province of southern Turkey totaled around 233.1 million barrels in 2019, according to data from Turkey's petroleum pipeline corporation BOTAS, Anadolu Agency reports.
The annual oil transit amount in 2007, one year after the pipeline's inauguration, was around 210 million barrels, BOTAS figures showed.
Since operations began in 2006, the total amount of oil delivered through the pipeline amounted to more than 3.3 billion barrels.
The highest annual oil delivery through the pipeline was made in 2010 at 286.2 million barrels, and the lowest delivery occurred during the startup year in 2006 with 57.8 million barrels, according to BOTAS figures.
In 2019, the highest volume of oil delivered through the pipeline was recorded during the month of May with 22.1 million barrels and the lowest volume was recorded in the month of December with 17.5 million barrels, BOTAS figures showed.
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