The slowdown of activity follows an unrelated explosion last week in
"Supsa has started working and is now accumulating cargoes for a few vessels but they haven't had any vessels berth as of yet," the agent said.
BP, a BTC shareholder, said Azeri crude was being transferred y pipeline to Supsa and by rail to
"Exports are continuing via the two routes," BP spokesman Robert Wine said. Asked if the fighting in
Some 200,000 barrels per day of oil and refined oil products has been going from and via
In addition, since the BTC explosion industry sources have said that BP has been sending some 45,000 bpd to Supsa on the Georgian Black Sea coast with an aim to raise it to 150,000 bpd.
Supsa is located far away from the main area of the Russia-Georgia conflict over
Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Masimov on Monday ordered the suspension of oil shipments through
Kazakh state energy firm KazMunaiGas became the sole owner of the oil terminal in
The port shipped 518,500 tons of crude oil and refined products from different suppliers in July.