BTC Pipeline

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Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan Pipeline

Described in Azerbaijan as "the project of the century", the BTC pipeline is certainly one of the biggest engineering projects of the last decade, and also one of the most politically significant. At 1,093 miles it is the second longest oil pipeline in the world, and its construction marked the return of Western oil companies, in particular BP, to the Caspian oil basin from which they had been excluded during the Soviet era. The project has...
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