Caspian Pipeline Consortium plans to transport 67 mn tons of crude oil in 2018. This will include some 60 mn tons of oil from Kazakhstan fields and about 7 mn tons from Russian oil companies.
According to CPC CEO Nikolay Gorban, in 2017 the pipeline system linking Tengiz and Novorossiysk transported 55.1 mn tons of export designated oil, 10.8 mn tons above the volume carried in 2016, when the traffic made 44.3 mn tons.
In 2017, 49.6 mn tons of crude was supplied into the pipeline system from Kazakhstan oil companies, most of the volume was from three fields – 28.8 mn tons from Tengiz, 10.6 mn tons from Karachaganak and 7.4 mn tons from Kashagan.
In Russia, the major supplier to the pipeline system is LUKoil, which operates Caspian oil fields.