Russian Gazprom defines route of Turkish stream
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 27
By - Trend:
Gazprom has defined the route of the Turkish stream pipeline along the bottom of the Black Sea, the company said on the results of the meeting in Ankara between the head of Gazprom Alexey Miller and Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of Turkey Taner Yildiz, the Interfax agency reported.
Plans are for the first line, with capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas, to arrive in Turkey in December 2016.
"The preliminary results of a feasibility calculation for the new pipeline were reviewed at the meeting and the decision on its route was made," the press release stated. "The capacity of four lines of the pipeline will be 63 billion cubic meters of gas annually. The gas pipeline will pass 660 kilometers in the old corridor of South Stream and 250 kilometers in the new corridor in the direction of the European part of Turkey."
On January 28, Gazprom will send a note with a request for implementation of design and survey work on the new Turkish maritime sector. Gazprom will implement the marine part of the project on its own.
Transport capacities in Turkey will be created together. The shares of participation will be determined through further negotiation.
Translated by EA
Edited by CN