Russian gas supplies to Turkey are carried out via the Turkish Stream and Blue Stream cutting-edge offshore gas pipelines
Ankara, January 10 - Neftegaz.RU.
A total of 34.8 billion m3
(bcm) of gas was transported to Turkey and Europe in 2 years via the Turkish Stream
pipeline, the local Anadolu Agency has reported.
Russia's Gazprom Export
and Turkish state energy company Petroleum Pipeline Corporation (BOTAŞ) signed a 4-year natural gas supply deal to send 5.75 bcm of gas per year via the Turkish Stream pipeline, Gazprom Export announced on January 6.
Over the 11 months of 2021, Gazprom
’s gas deliveries to Turkey
were 83.7 % higher than in the same period of 2020.
Around 18 bcm of gas flowed to Turkey and 16.8 bcm to Europe via the Turkish Stream Natural Gas Pipeline, between Jan. 1, 2020, to Dec. 31, 2021.
The pipeline was inaugurated
on Jan. 8, 2020, by President Recep Erdoğan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
The Turkish Stream project has a total capacity of 31.5 bcm.
line with a capacity of 15.75 bcm is designated for supplies to Turkey's domestic customers, and the 2nd
line, with another 15.75 bcm of capacity, carries Russian gas further to Europe through Bulgaria
Turkish Stream was 1st
announced during Putin's official visit to Turkey in December 2014.
project was ready for gas flow as of Dec. 31, 2019.