Ruling party member: TANAP testifies to solidarity of Azerbaijan and Turkey
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 3
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
The implementation of the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) project testifies to the solidarity of Azerbaijan and Turkey, member from the Turkish ruling Justice and Development Party Bulent Turan said.
“TANAP is also an energy Silk Road,” Turan added, Trend reports referring to the Turkish media.
“Today Turkey and Azerbaijan are implementing many energy projects. The relations between Turkey and Azerbaijan are developing in all spheres,” he said..
TANAP, together with Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), is a part of the Southern Gas Corridor, which provides for the transportation of gas from the Azerbaijani field Shah Deniz to Europe.
The initial capacity of TANAP is expected to be 16 billion cubic meters of gas per year. About six billion cubic meters will be supplied to Turkey, and the rest to Europe. After completion of the TAP, the gas will reach Europe in early 2020.
The share distribution in TANAP is as follows: Southern Gas Corridor CJSC - 51 percent, SOCAR Turkey Enerji - 7 percent, Botas - 30 percent, and BP - 12 percent.
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