Botas International Limited (BIL), the operator of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline in Turkey, has transited 6.198 million barrels of crude oil from the Ceyhan terminal. Crude oil was loaded on eight tankers and shipped to world markets.
To date, a total of 3.577 billion barrels of oil have been shipped from the port of Ceyhan by 4,667 tankers.
BIL has been operating the BTC pipeline in Turkey since 2001. The first BTC crude oil tanker was shipped from the Ceyhan terminal on June 2, 2006.