Since it regained its independence in 1991, Azerbaijan has come to play a meaningful role in shaping Europe’s energy market
Baku, May 19 - Neftegaz.RU.
Azerbaijan exported 953.6 million m3
of natural gas
worth $195.7 million to Europe
in January-April 2021, the State Customs Committee has reported.
Of the total volume of exported natural gas:
- Italy accounted for 733.8 million m3 worth $150.7 million
Some 127.8 million m3 of natural gas worth $32.7 million were exported to Greece
91.9 million m3 worth $12.1 million to Bulgaria.
Turkey accounted for 5.1 billion m3 of the total volume of exported natural gas, worth $708.3 million
Moreover, 1.7 billion m3 of natural gas worth $227.4 million were exported to Georgia
It should be noted that during the reported period, Azerbaijan
exported a total of 7.8 billion m3
of natural gas worth $1.1 billion.
Azerbaijan started commercial gas supplies to Europe through the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline
on December 31, 2020.
Azerbaijan's Energy Minister Parviz Shahbazov has said that the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline, as another energy link connecting Azerbaijan with Europe, will strengthen Azerbaijan's strategic role in energy security, cooperation and sustainable
The route from Azerbaijan to Europe consists of the South Caucasus Pipeline, the Trans-Anatolian Pipeline (TANAP
) and the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline.