SOCAR boosts exports on Baku-Novorossiisk oil pipeline 90%
BAKU. Oct 8 (Interfax) - State Oil Company of the Azerbaijani Republic (SOCAR) exported 1.855 million tonnes of oil on the Baku-Novorossiisk pipeline in January-September 2009, 90% more than in the same period last year, SOCAR told Interfax.
It exported 139,871 tonnes of oil on the pipeline in September.
Azerbaijan began exporting oil on the Baku-Novorossiisk pipeline in 1997. It exported 1.197 million tonnes in 2008 and plans to export 2.5 million tonnes this year.