Oil transportation via Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline restored
  • ECONOMY

  • 12:56 04 July 2019

Oil transportation via Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline restored

Oil transportation through Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline has been restored, said Ibrahim Ahmadov, Deputy Head of Public Relations at SOCAR, ONA reports.

Note that SOCAR halted oil transportation in the direction of Baku-Novorossiysk in March of this year due to considered construction and control works in the pipeline. 

SOCAR transported about 1.3 mln. tones of oil through Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline previous year. This indicator was 1.5 mln. tones in 2017. It has been mentioned Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline is expected to export 1.5 mln. tones of oil. 

The length of the Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline is 1.147 km. the length of its Azerbaijan segment is 231 km, and the Russian segment is 916 km. 

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