Russian gas export to Turkey down
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 27
By Maksim Tsurkov – Trend:
Turkey imported 24.54 billion cubic meters of gas from Russia in 2016 as compared to 26.78 billion cubic meters in 2015, according to a report of Turkey’s Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EPDK).
Russia delivered 26.78 billion cubic meters of gas to Turkey in 2015 as compared to almost 27 billion cubic meters in 2014.
The report says that in 2016, Turkey imported 46.35 billion cubic meters of gas, 38.72 billion cubic meters of which were imported via pipelines, and 7.63 billion cubic meters accounted for import of liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Russian share in Turkey’s total import of gas was 52.94 percent.
Russia supplies gas to Turkey via the Blue Stream and the Trans-Balkan pipelines. Blue Stream is a major trans-Black Sea gas pipeline with the capacity of 16 billion cubic meters per year that carries natural gas from Russia into Turkey.
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