Turkey imports 6 bln cubic meters of natural gas from Azerbaijan via TANAP 

  23 July 2020    Read: 636
  Turkey imports 6 bln cubic meters of natural gas from Azerbaijan via TANAP 

Turkey imported 6 billion cubic meters of natural gas from Azerbaijan via the TANAP pipeline from June 30, 2018 until today, according to SOCAR Turkey Energy A.S (STEAŞ).

Azerbaijan exported 1.9 billion cubic meters of gas to Turkey via the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline Project (TANAP) in January-June of this year.

Turkey imports natural gas from Azerbaijan via the South Caucasus Pipeline (Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum) and Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP). Commissioned at the end of 2006, the South Caucasus Pipeline currently supplies Shah Deniz gas to Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey. The expansion of the South Caucasus Pipeline is part of the Shah Deniz Full Field Development project.

The length of TANAP is 1,850 kilometers with an initial capacity of 16 billion cubic meters of gas. Around six billion cubic meters of this gas is meant to be delivered to Turkey, with the remaining volume to be supplied to Europe.

The share distribution in TANAP is as follows: Southern Gas Corridor CJSC (51 percent), SOCAR Turkey (7 percent), Botas (30 percent), and BP (12 percent).


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