Baku, Azerbaijan, July 29
By Maksim Tsurkov – Trend:
Azerbaijan supplied 2.74 billion cubic meters of gas to Turkey in January-May 2016, as compared to 2.77 billion cubic meters in the same period of 2015, said the report issued by Turkey’s Energy Market Regulatory Authority.
Meanwhile, the country delivered 6.17 billion cubic meters of natural gas to Turkey in 2015, as compared to 6.07 billion cubic meters in 2014.
The report said that in January-May 2016, Turkey imported 19.94 billion cubic meters of gas, of which 16.22 billion cubic meters were delivered via pipelines, while 3.72 billion cubic meters accounted for the import of liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Azerbaijan accounted for 13.72 percent of the total volume of Turkey’s gas import in January-May 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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