Batman-Dortyol Crude Oil Pipeline

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Batman-Dortyol Crude Oil Pipeline is an oil pipeline running from Batman to Dortyol, Turkey.


The pipeline runs from Batman to Dortyol, Turkey.

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Pipeline Details

  • Owner: Botaş
  • Capacity: 4 mtpa[1]
  • Length: 511 km / 317.52 miles[1]
  • Diameter: 18 inches[1]
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 1967[2]


A 511 km (318 mi) km long oil pipeline was built in 1967 from Batman to Dörtyol, a port city located near the easternmost point of the Mediterranean coast, to transport the crude oil from the Batman region. The pipeline has an annual capacity of 3.5 million tonnes and was transporting about 20 million barrels (3,200,000 m3) (about 2.7 million tonnes) in the 1990s and about twice less between 2003 and 2007. [3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "BOTAS Projects at the Center of the Energy Area" (PDF). unece. January 10, 2010. Retrieved August 20, 2020.
  2. Botas (2015). "2015 Annual Report" (PDF). Retrieved August 20, 2020.
  3. "Batman, Turkey". Wikipedia. August 13, 2020. Retrieved August 20, 2020.

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