26 August 2008:
Campaign challenges BTC's financers over conflict
The BTC pipeline is intimately connected with the conflict between Georgia and Russia and the target of a PKK attack in Turkey. Financers of the project have contributed to destabilisation of the region and failed in their due diligence, according to letters sent by NGOs.
Letter to Export Credit Guarantee Dept
Letter to National Audit Office
Oil addicts find new veins as BTC pipeline finally opens
As state dignitaries, oil men and bankers gather in Turkey for the much delayed launch of BP’s Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline, international campaigners are charging BP with failing affected communities and the local environment.
"We're not going away!"
40 people protested outside BP's headquarter to mark the arrival of the first super-tanker to Ceyhan port. "The pipes might be buried, but we'll continue to challenge BP's plans."
First cargo shipped in via Baku-Supsa!
BP is obscuring delays to its flagship BTC pipeline by filling the first tanker to leave Ceyhan with oil previously pumped through a different pipeline.
12 May 2006:
BTC a Year late and a Billion Dollars over Cost
BP has admitted that its flagship pipeline is facing cost overruns of $1 billion - an astonishing 32 per cent over budget.