The discussion is about the Baku-Tbilisi world pipeline Azerbaijan-Ceyhan
Since September this year, Kazakhstan intends to sell part of its oil through Azerbaijan, bypassing Russia. This is the vanguard of the pipeline in the Republic of Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC), according to which Kazakhstan is going to sell about 100,000 barrels per day, or 8% of the volume of oil transported with the help of the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC), Reuters reports citing to sources. article translation TASS.
The interlocutor of the agency said that the Kazakh state oil company “KazMunayGas” issued a preliminary conclusion with the trade meeting of the legislative state company SOCAR.
Also, the Kazakh side has been supplying 3.5 million tons of oil annually since 2023 through the nearest international pipeline Baku-Supsa, which goes to Georgia.
Kazakhstan is looking for alternatives to the Caspian Pipeline Consortium, which Russia may close. For 20 years, oil supplies from Kazakhstan were carried out through CPC pipes to Novorossiysk. However, the city court soon suspended CPC’s 30-day activity due to an oil spill exhibition.