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  • proper n. A river in Anatolia, southern Turkey, also known as the Pyramus, flowing 509 km from the Taurus Mountains to the Mediterranean Sea.

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  • A 1,768-km (1,100-mile) pipeline carrying oil from the Caspian Sea to the Turkish Mediterranean port of Ceyhan is set to be formally opened.

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  • Exports from Turkey's Ceyhan port were 490,000 barrels a day in May and the remainder was trucked to neighboring Jordan.

    Iraq's Oil Exports Continue to Climb

  • While export capacity of the volatile northern export pipeline to the Turkish Ceyhan port is standing at 650,000 barrels a day, the line is being damaged by rebels almost on a monthly basis.

    Iraq Unveils Ambitious Plan to Boost Oil Output

  • LONDON—Oil refiners and trading companies are making enquiries for alternatives to Libyan crude with the favored sources being from ports in West Africa and Ceyhan in Turkey, said the chief executive of New York-listed Teekay Tankers Ltd.

    Refiners Said Seeking Alternatives to Libyan Oil

  • Most enquiries are from companies wanting to source oil from West Africa and Ceyhan now, because the crude oil from these regions is lighter and sweeter than that of Saudi oil.

    Refiners Said Seeking Alternatives to Libyan Oil

  • Iraq was pumping 450,000-490,000 barrels a day via the route, which carries Iraqi crude exports to Turkey's Mediterranean port of Ceyhan.

    Crude Markets Split on Libya, U.S. Stockpiles

  • Azerbaijan had to build the expensively circuitous Baku-Ceyhan pipeline to circumvent the blockade.

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  • The Georgians know that their independence relies as much as anything on the continued use of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline, a pipeline that connects the Caspian Sea's oilfields to Baku, then to Tbilisi and finally onto the Haydar Aliyev oil Terminal in the Turkish port of Ceyhan.

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  • These pipelines don't only deliver Caspian oil to a Mediterranean port of Ceyhan, by-passing the ecologically vulnerable Turkish Straits and the bottleneck of the Persian Gulf, they also, for the first time, link allow for direct deliveries of the Caspian natural gas to the European Union.

    Elin Suleymanov: The Promise of Visionary Pragmatism

  • The existing part of the corridor is the strategic Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline, which originates in Azerbaijan, passes through Georgia and terminates at the Turkish Mediterranean port of Ceyhan, has been a major success of the US and Turkish policies in 1990s and early 2000s.

    Elin Suleymanov: Symbolism vs. Reality in the Caucasus -- More Reality is Needed

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