Middle East Economic Survey


No 34



BTC Storage Tanks To Be Filled By Tanker

Partners in the BTC Company, to ensure that start-up of the 1mn b/d Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) crude pipeline remains on schedule for the end of the year, have opted to ship crude from Georgias Black Sea port of Supsa to Turkeys Eastern Mediterranean port of Ceyhan. Crude tankers will lift Azeri Light at Supsa and ferry it to Ceyhan where it will be offloaded into storage tanks. The BP-led...