Azerbaijan to Increase Gas Transportation through TANAP

The volume of gas transported through the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) reached 1 billion cubic meters in 2018. The company plans to increase this number to 2 billion cubic meters in 2019, Public Relations Head at SOCAR Ibrahim Ahmadov says. He also noted that the project is nearing 99 percent progress.

The pipeline’s initial capacity is planned to be 16 billion cubic meters of gas per year. More than a half of the gas will be supplied to Europe, the rest to Turkey. The gas will reach Europe in early 2020, after the completion of the Trans Anatolian Pipeline construction.

TANAP project is in jointly owned by Southern Gas Corridor CJSC, SOCAR Turkey Enerji, Botas and BP.

The representatives of Trans Adriatic pipeline and Trans Anatolian pipeline will tell about the current state of the projects and discuss practical cases during the business sessions at Midstream Oil and Gas Congress MOGC 2019 in Thessaloniki, Greece 18-19 February.

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