The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) has announced the latest statistic data on Azeri oil export via the main export pipeline Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) named after Heydar Aliyev: oil shipping from Ceyhan increased by 16.8% in June versus May 2014.
The SOCAR informs that in June it was shipped 2.579 million tons of Azeri oil from Turkish port Ceyhan against 2.207 million tons in May, 2.6 million tons in April, 2.399 million tons in March, 2.25 million tons in February and 2.208 million tons in January 2014, 2.76 million tons in May 2013 (the best index for 2013), 2.716 million tons in June 2012 (best index of 2012), and 3.011 million tons in March 2011 (the best index in 2011).
In June 1.795 million tons of overall shipping accounted for the State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) against 1.459 million tons in May, 1.84 million tons in April, 1.7 million tons in March, 1.6 million tons in February and 1.592 million tons in January 2014, 1.5 million in December and 1.975 million in May 2013 (the best monthly figure for 2013). In 2012 the best figure was registered in March (1.938 million tons) and in 2011 – in April (2.5 million tons).
“In 2014 shipment of Azeri oil from Ceyhan still totals 14.282 million tons including 10.031 million tons shipped in favor of SOFAZ,” it was reported.
In 2013 shipment of Azeri oil from Ceyhan totaled 29.2 million tons including 19.57 million tons shipped in favor of SOFAZ.
For 2012 shipment if Azeri oil from Ceyhan totaled 29.299 million tons including 20.3 million tons shipped in favor of SOFAZ.
In 2011 shipping totaled 32.08 million tons and 23.25 million of it accounted for SOFAZ. In 2010 shipping reached 37.3 million tons against shipping of 36.3 million tons in 2009. The 2009 best indicator was registered in May (3.5 million tons). This indicator was repeated in May and July of 2010.