August 14, 2008

BP Resumes Azeri Gas Exports to Turkey Via Georgia

Text of report by Azerbaijani website on 14 August

14 August: We decided today to resume operations of the South Caucasus gas pipeline (Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum), Tamam Bayatli, head of BP Azerbaijan's press service, has told

She said that the company was assessing the situation concerning the date of resumption of [operations of] the Baku-Supsa oil pipeline.

BP Azerbaijan decided as safety precautions to suspend operations of the Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum and Baku-Supsa pipelines for security reasons [on 12 August].

Originally published by website, Baku, in Russian 0713 14 Aug 08.

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