Azerbaijan increases gas supply to Turkey
Baku, Azerbaijan, Apr. 28
By Maksim Tsurkov - Trend:
Azerbaijan supplied 1.15 billion cubic meters of gas to Turkey in January-February of 2016 versus 1.11 billion cubic meters in January-February of 2015, said the report posted on the website of Turkey's Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA).
Azerbaijan supplied 6.17 billion cubic meters of natural gas in 2015 compared to 6.07 billion cubic meters in 2014.
Turkey imported 9.36 billion cubic meters of gas in January-February of 2016, some 7.29 billion cubic meters of which were imported via pipelines, and 2.07 billion cubic meters accounted for the import of the liquefied natural gas (LNG), said the report.
Azerbaijan's share in Turkey's total gas import was 12.3 percent in January 2016.
Turkey imports gas from Azerbaijan via the South Caucasus gas pipeline (Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum). The country has a contract for purchasing 6.6 billion cubic meters of gas from Azerbaijan's Shah Deniz gas and condensate field per year.
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