Malkoclar–Ankara is an 845km-long onshore pipeline project operated by Botas Petroleum Pipeline. This gas pipeline, with a maximum diameter of 40 inches, starts at Kirklareli (Turkey) and ends in Ankara (Turkey).

The Malkoclar–Ankara project started operations in 1989 and is owned by Botas Petroleum Pipeline.

The Malkoclar–Ankara project is associated with the 501km Blue Stream “Turkey Section” and 320km Kayseri–Ankara.

About Botas Petroleum Pipeline

Botas Petroleum Pipeline Co (Botas), a subsidiary of Turkiye Petrolleri Anonim Ortakligi, is a state-owned crude oil and natural gas transportation and trading company. It has been established by the Turkish Petroleum Corporation for the purpose of transporting Iraqi crude oil to Iskenderun Bay. The company undertakes construction of crude oil pipelines and carries out trading activities. It also provides marine terminal operations, construction of crude oil and natural gas pipeline and construction of storage facilities of natural gas. The company offers marine services for crude oil and natural gas. Botas is headquartered in Ankara, Turkey.


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