Of the total exported volume, 4.7 billion m3 of gas were transported via Trans-Anatolian Gas Pipeline, and the rest via the Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum pipeline.
Turkey imports Azerbaijani natural gas through the South Caucasus Gas Pipeline (Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum) and TANAP only.
Moreover, 0.01 billion m3 of gas were exported to Europe in 2020, as part of the testing measures.
Azerbaijan started commercial gas supplies to Europe through the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline on December 31, 2020.
Azerbaijan’s gas deliveries to Europe helped achieve the strategic goal of the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) that aims to bring Caspian Sea gas resources to the European markets.
SGC is an initiative of the European Commission for a gas supply route from Caspian and Middle Eastern regions to Europe.
The route from Azerbaijan to Europe consists of the South Caucasus Pipeline, TANAP and the TAP.
- Out of more than 10 billion m3 of gas annually to be supplied to European countries in 25 years via the line
- 8 billion m3 will be exported to Italy, while 2 m3 equally to Greece and Bulgaria and the rest to the surrounding markets.
- 1.1 billion m3 of gas were exported to Georgia via the Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum pipeline, of which 0.9 billion m3 came from the Shah Deniz field and the rest from SOCAR.
Author: Ayya Lmahamad