Ceyhan


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Ceyhan

 

a city in southern Turkey in the vilayet of Adana on the Ceyhan River. Population, 40,700 (1965). Railroad station. Ceyhan is the center of an agricultural region (grains, vegetables, sesame, and cotton). It has textile and food enterprises.


Ceyhan

 

a river in Turkey, on the southeast part of the peninsula of Asia Minor. Length, 474 km; basin area, 21,200 sq km. It rises in the western outcroppings of the Armenian Taurus and flows across the £ukur Ova lowlands on its lower reaches until it enters the Gulf of Iskenderun on the Mediterranean Sea. The water level is highest in the winter and spring. The average discharge of water is about 230 cu m per sec. The river is not navigable. Its waters are used for irrigation.

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The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) has announced the most recent statistic information on Azeri oil export through the main export pipeline Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) named after Heydar Aliyev: oil shipping from Ceyhan rose by 0.
Their paper, entitled "ISIS Gateway To Global Crude Oil Markets," looks at tanker charter rates from the port of Ceyhan in an effort to determine if Daesh (ISIL) crude is being shipped from Southeast Turkey.
BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / A source in the North Oil Company announced on Saturday the stop of pumping oil to the Turkish port of Ceyhan oil pipeline because of exposure to vandalism and theft.
The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) exported 17,906,242 barrels of crude oil (an average of 577,621 barrels per day (bpd)) in the month of May through the Kurdistan pipeline network to the port of Ceyhan in Turkey.
At least two tankers per week were regularly lining up at Ceyhan to load Kurdish crude, Turkish officials and industry sources said.
5m b/d Trans-Anatolian Pipeline to pump crude oil from the Turkish Black Sea port of Samsun to the Ceyhan marine terminal and oil hub on Turkey's Mediterranean coast.
5 million barrels of Iraqi Kurdish crude oil had been shipped to world markets via Turkey's Ceyhan port since exports began and that a seventh tanker was being loaded at the terminal.
Summary: Repairs to pipeline, which runs from Kirkuk to Turkish port of Ceyhan, are expected to take between 10 days and two weeks.
The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) said sales from the Turkish port of Ceyhan would continue despite opposition from the federal government in Baghdad, which has threatened legal action against any company involved in exporting Iraqi oil.
Ceyhan has become one of the main centres for European for crude oil trading.
From Fish Khabur, the crude oils produced by Genel Energy and DNO of Norway (which operates the Tawke field, tied to the new pipe by a short spur line), reach Turkey's network of pipelines ending at Ceyhan.
The southern terminals have been undergoing maintenance in recent weeks, and the Ceyhan pipeline is often attacked by militants, causing pumping to be suspended.