08 August 2008 15:41 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS news)--The conflict which has broken out in the South Ossetia region of ?xml:namespace>
The Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline, which is led by BP, was opened in 2006 and can pump up to 1m bbl/day of Azeri crude to the Turkish
About 249km of the route passes through Georgia, parts of it very close to South Ossetia, where the conflict has erupted.
The pipeline was attacked last week in Turkey by Kurdish separatist rebels. On Wednesday, BP declared force majeure on loadings of Azeri light out of
The Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum pipeline, which is jointly operated by BP and StatoilHydro, takes gas from the Shakh Deniz gas field in the Caspian Sea to
Georgian President Mikhail Saakasvili told media that 150 Russian tanks and other vehicles had entered
At least 15 civilians were also reported dead, according to televised reports from the BBC.
The OSCE has called a special meeting later on
NYMEX crude was at $116.02/bbl at 14:14 GMT.
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