BTC (Azerbaijan and Georgia Section) is a 692km-long onshore pipeline project operated by BP. This oil pipeline, with a maximum diameter of 46 inches, starts at Absheron (Azerbaijan) and ends in Ardahan (Turkey).
The BTC (Azerbaijan and Georgia Section) project started operations in 2005 and is owned by BP, State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic, MOL Hungarian Oil and Gas, Equinor, Turkiye Petrolleri Anonim Ortakligi, Eni, TotalEnergies, Itochu, Exxon Mobil, Inpex, and Oil and Natural Gas.
The BTC (Azerbaijan and Georgia Section) project is associated with the 1076km BTC (Turkey Section), 300km Trans Caspian and 231km Northern Route Export.
BP Plc (BP) is an integrated oil and gas company. Its upstream operations include exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas, field development and production; and midstream operations include transportation, and marketing and trading of natural gas, including liquefied natural gas (LNG), and natural gas liquids (NGLs). The company’s downstream operations include marketing, transportation, refining, manufacturing, supply and trading of crude oil, petroleum, petrochemical products and provision of related services to wholesale and retail customers. BP provides fuel, energy, lubricants and petrochemicals to customers. The company has operational presence in Africa, Asia, Europe, Australasia, North America and South America. BP is headquartered in London, the UK.
Information on the pipeline is sourced from GlobalData’s Oil & Gas Pipelines database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, crude oil, natural gas, petroleum products and Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) trunk pipelines globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.