Turkey increases gas import
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 3
By Maksim Tsurkov - Trend:
Turkey's BOTAS Petroleum Pipeline Corporation imported 29.82 b c m of gas from various sources in Jan.-Sept. 2015, or 3.3 percent more than in the same period of 2014 (28.88 b c m), Botas said Nov. 3.
Turkey also imports gas from Azerbaijan, which is supplied via the South Caucasus gas pipeline (Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum). The country has a contract on purchasing 6.6 b c m of gas from Azerbaijan's Shah Deniz gas and condensate field per year.
BOTAS imported about 40 b c m of gas from various sources in 2014 compared to 36.1 b c m in 2013.
Moreover, BOTAS export operations accounted for 486 m c m of gas in Jan.-Sept. 2015, compared to 531 m c m a year earlier.
In total, the company's export operations accounted for 644 m c m of gas in 2014, compared to 694 m c m in 2013.
Some 29.58 b c m of gas were sold on Turkey's domestic market in Jan.-Sept. 2015 compared to 29.45 b c m in the same period of 2014.
This index reached 40.81 b c m as of 2014 compared to 37.96 b c m in 2013.
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