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Oil/Petroleum

Port activities linked to oil and petroleum. Includes imports, exports and storage.

Very keen to bypass unreliable Russia, Kazakhstan has identified alternative oil export routes

Tengis, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) December 17, 2022 – Very keen to bypass sanctions-hit Russia as a transit country, Kazakhstan has identified alternative oil...

Greece and Bulgaria reconsider Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline

Alexandroupolis, Greece (PortSEurope) November 23, 2022 – Greece and Bulgaria reconsidering Burgas-Alexandroupoli oil pipeline, a project that was...

Kazakhstan ports to increase oil exports

Aktau, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) November 8, 2022 – The Kazakhstan ports of Aktau and Kuryk will increase oil exports to 20 million tons annually....

Cepsa and ExxonMobil extend deal into Morocco

Madrid, Spain (PortSEurope) October 31, 2022 – Cepsa and ExxonMobil Petroleum & Chemical BV (ExxonMobil) have renewed their agreement for the...

Russia’s port of Novorossiysk to increase oil export capacity

Novorossiysk, Russia (Ports Europe) October 17, 2022 – Russia’s port of Novorossiysk is to increase oil export capacity as Moscow seeks to develop...

Port of Batumi to export oil for Tengizchevroil, Kazakhstan

Batumi, Georgia (Ports Europe) September 20, 2022 – The Black Sea port of Batumi will export oil from Tengizchevroil (TCO). TCO is the operator of...

Greek Port of Kalamata helps Russian oil exports

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) August 29, 2022 – The Greek Port of Kalamata is helping Russian oil exports by allowing ship-to-ship (STS) loading...

Kazakhstan exports oil via Baku port to Ceyhan in Turkey

Mersin, Turkey (PortSEurope) August 16, 2022 – Kazakhstan is to export oil via Baku port to Ceyhan in Turkey using the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC)...

Libya’s state-owned NOC preparing to resume crude exports from four terminals

Tripoli, Libya (PortSEurope) July 19, 2022 – Libya’s state-owned National Oil Corporation (NOC) is preparing to resume crude exports from four...

Kazakhstan seeks new routes for oil exports after Russia suspends key oil pipeline

Vienna, Austria (PortSEurope) July 8, 2022 – Kazakhstan is looking for alternative trade routes to export oil after Russia ordered the Caspian Pipeline...

Libya’s NOC declares force majeure on operations at the eastern ports of Es Sider and Ras Lanuf

Vienna, Austria (PortSEurope) July 3, 2022 – The state-owned National Oil Corporation (NOC) has decided to declare force majeure at the eastern ports of...

Port of Civitavecchia welcomes bitumen cargo

Civitavecchia, Italy (Ports Europe) June 21, 2022 – The port of Civitavecchia is the first Italian port where bitumen is unloaded directly onto trucks,...

Oil companies visit Port of Aktau

Aktau, Kazakhstan (Ports Europe) June 20, 2022 – China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and KMG Kashagan B.V. have visited the Port of Aktau to...

Port of Ferrol awards concession to Terminal Líquidos de Ferrol

Ferrol, Spain (Ports Europe) May 30, 2022 – The Port Authority of Ferrol-San Cibrao has awarded Terminal Líquidos de Ferrol (TLF) the concession of...

Grupo Hafesa has completed works to develop its DBA Bilbao Port terminal

Bilbao, Spain (PortSEurope) May 5, 2022 – Grupo Hafesa has completed works to develop its DBA Bilbao Port terminal in eight months at a cost of €2.3...

Port of Batumi receives oil from Tengizchevroil

Batumi, Georgia (PortSEurope) April 20, 2022 – Tengizchevroil (TCO), operator of the giant Tengiz oilfield in Kazakhstan, has started supplying oil to...

Siot-Tal pipeline transferred 37.2 million tons of crude oil in 2021

Trieste, Italy (PortSEurope) March 25, 2022 – In 2021 Siot-Tal transferred 37.2 million tons of crude oil, slightly down on 37.6million tons in the...

Angolan company Kwanda sends delegation to Port of Sines

Sines, Portugal (Ports Europe) January 27, 2022 – On January 19, the Port of Sines hosted a visit from a delegation from the Angolan company...

Rubis Terminal Infra SAS sells Turkish asset Rubis Terminal Petrol to Transpet

Iskenderun, Turkey (Ports Europe) January 19, 2022 – France’s Rubis Terminal Infra SAS has completed the sale of Turkish asset Rubis Terminal...

Turkey’s Altintel Port set for eco-friendly expansion with EBRD loan

Kocaeli, Turkey (PortSEurope) November 30, 2021 – Altintel Liman ve Terminal Işletmeleri, a liquid bulk port located in Kocaeli is set for an...

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