Azerbaijani gas reaches Turkish-Greek border via TANAP pipeline: reports

Azerbaijani gas reaches Turkish-Greek border via TANAP pipeline: reports
Once the TAP pipeline is complete, Azerbaijani gas that reaches the Turkish-Greek border via the TANAP pipeline will be sent on to southern Italy.
By bne IntelliNews June 18, 2019

Gas extracted from Azerbaijan’s Shah Deniz-2 Caspian Sea field has reached the Turkish-Greek border on the newly-constructed $8.5bn Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP), Azerbaijani media reports said on June 17.

Head of the TANAP consortium Saltuk Duzyol has previously said that the pipeline would be ready for commercial gas deliveries by July 1.

TANAP is to connect to the under-construction Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) which will traverse Greece, Albania and the Adriatic Sea before making landfall in Southern Italy.

The inauguration of TANAP took place in Turkey last June. It is to is deliver 6bn cubic metres of gas to Turkey and 10bn cm to Europe annually. Shah Deniz-2 gas is fed into it from the Azerbaijan-to-Georgia-to-Turkey South Caucasus Pipeline (SCP).

Overall, the pipelines are to fulfil the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) project, which rivals Russia’s TurkStream project which is to deliver gas to Turkey and Bulgaria (and eventually beyond) via Black Sea routes.

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