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BTC Pipeline-29/Tsalka

Issues

Displacement (physical and/or economic)

Description: Complaint raises concerns about physical relocation, loss of shelter, and/or loss of assets that relate to income or livelihood.

Complaints with this Issue: 482

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Sectors

Extractives (oil, gas, mining)

Description: Project relates to the extractive industries, including oil, gas, and mining. Examples may include mines, drilling operations, pipelines, and the associated legal frameworks.

Complaints in this Sector: 199

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Infrastructure

Description: Project relates to construction or improvement of large structures, facilities, or public works projects. Examples include roads and other transportation projects, sanitation and water treatment facilities, power plants, and industrial facilities.

Complaints in this Sector: 965

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Project

Name: BTC Pipeline

Investments: IFC 11251

Client: Baku Tiblisi-Ceyhan Pipeline

Support: Loans

Country: Georgia

Complaint

IAM: Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman (CAO)

ID: georgia-btc-pipeline-29tsalka

Date Filed: Aug. 3, 2006

Date Closed: July 31, 2007

Status: Closed With Outputs

Description

The Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) oil and gas pipeline is a 1,768 km long crude oil pipeline stretching from the Caspian Sea to the Mediterranean Sea. It is the second longest oil pipeline in the world and passes through Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey. IFC has invested $250 million since 2003 and the total project cost is approximately $3.6 billion. The project is operated by BTC Co., which comprises a consortium of 11 partners. To date, CAO has received 33 complaints in relation to the project ranging from individuals to communities to local organizations. On August 3, 2006, the CAO received a complaint from a resident of Tsalka regarding BTC’s methods for calculating the value of his land, its restoration efforts on his leased lands, and its adherence to the resettlement action plan.

Complaint Stages

Filing

Aug. 3, 2006

Filing

Status:

Start Date: Aug. 3, 2006

Registration

Not Undertaken

Registration

Status: Not Undertaken

Start Date: None

Eligibility

Aug. 3, 2006

Eligibility

Status: Closed With Output

Start Date: Aug. 3, 2006

Dispute Resolution

Closed With Output

Dispute Resolution

Status: Closed With Output

Start Date: None

End Date: May 31, 2007

Compliance Review

Not Undertaken

Compliance Review

Status: Not Undertaken

Explanation: Case closed in earlier stage, Complaint settled in Dispute Resolution so Compliance Review not offered

Has Compliance Report: No

Non-Compliance Found: No

Monitoring

May 1, 2007 -

July 1, 2007

Monitoring

Status: Closed With Output

Start Date: May 1, 2007

End Date: July 1, 2007

Closed

July 31, 2007

Timeline

Documents

Name Category Description
CAO Case Summary Other

Commitments

Type Category Description Status
Unknown Unknown Confidential Agreement Unknown

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