Is Total join to TANAP?

Is Total join to TANAP? French energy major company Total may join Azerbaijan-Turkish Trans-Anatolian pipeline project (TANAP), which will transport Azerbaijani gas from the eastern border of Turkey to the country’s western border, Bloomberg reported with the reference to Total E&P Azerbaijan general manager Christian Giudicelli. According to Giudicelli, Total was invited to take part in TANAP. “We are evaluating the Tanap proposal... Read More

BTC Oil Export Declined 7,0 % in January, 2012

BTC Oil Export Declined 7,0 % in January, 2012 Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) oil exported 2,7 million tonnes of oil in January, 2012. CESD reported that, oil export dropped of 200,000 tonnes last month compare with January 2011. In total, BTC oil export declined 7,0 % in January, 2012. 32,224,000 tonnes of oil exported through BTC pipeline in 2011. Overall, since the start of the pipeline operation the pipeline has exported 178,558,000 tonnes by the... Read More

BTC pumped 32m tons of Azeri oil in 2011

BTC pumped 32m tons of Azeri oil in 2011 The Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) oil pipeline transported more than 32.22 million tons of Azerbaijani oil in 2011, down from 37 million tons reported in 2010, the state oil company Socar said Monday. In December alone, over 2.16 million tons of crude were pumped via the pipeline, which pumps oil produced from Azerbaijan’s Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli (ACG) block of fields in the Caspian Sea and condensate from the... Read More

Azerbaijan Economy in 2012; expectations and challenges

Azerbaijan Economy in 2012; expectations and challenges Official forecasts for Azerbaijani economy in 2012 seem quite optimistic. According to Ministry of Economic Development reports although downturn in world economy. The Government of Azerbaijan (GoA) targets 5,7 % GDP Growth in 2012 meanwhile The Central Bank’s monetary policy is announced keeping inflation to single digits. Meanwhile, International Monetary Fund (IMF) projected at 7,1 % Azerbaijan’s... Read More

EU to welcome any decision by Shah Deniz consortium

EU to welcome any decision by Shah Deniz consortium The European Commission will welcome any decision by the consortium of Azerbaijani Shah Deniz gas condensate field development for the selection of the pipeline route, EU Commissioner for Energy Günther Oettinger said at the Edison event in Brussels. Oettinger said the first success of Southern gas Corridor policy will come when Shah Deniz consortium names its preferred pipeline option for their... Read More

TAP open for shareholders in Shah Deniz consortium

TAP open for shareholders in Shah Deniz consortium Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project is open to shareholders in consortium of Azerbaijani Shah Deniz gas condensate field development, Managing Director of Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG, Kjetil Tungland told to leading European think-tank Friends of Europe in an interview. “We continue to remain open to other potential shareholders in Shah Deniz consortium including SOCAR, BP, and Total,”... Read More