Middle East Economic Survey


No 5


MEES Agenda

BTC Pipeline Completion To Underpin Major Expansion Of Caspian Crude Exports

They said it couldnt or shouldnt be done. When Turkey and the US first proposed that a main export pipeline for Azerbaijan crude be built across the Caucasus and eastern Turkey to the Mediterranean port of Ceyhan, most oil companies involved in Azerbaijans oil sector dismissed the idea. But in October 1999, BP decided to bite the bullet and take a...