Baku, Azerbaijan, May 24
By Leman Zeynalova – Trend:
The volume of gas transportation within Phase 0 of the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) stood at 1.5 billion cubic meters as of May 1, 2019, TANAP consortium told Trend.
“The first Commercial Gas Transportation commenced on 30 June 2018 after the official Inauguration Ceremony of TANAP (phase 0) was held in Eskisehir on the 12th of June 2018. As of 1st of May 2019, the volume of gas transported through the system has reached 1.5 billion cubic meters,” said the consortium.
It is foreseen that the volume of gas transported through the TANAP system (phase 0) will reach 3 billion cubic meters by the end of the year 2019, according to TANAP consortium.
TANAP project envisages transportation of gas from Azerbaijan's Shah Deniz field to the western borders of Turkey.
The length of TANAP is 1,850 kilometers with an initial capacity of 16 billion cubic meters of gas. Around six billion cubic meters of this gas is meant to be delivered to Turkey, with the remaining volume to be supplied to Europe.
The share distribution of TANAP shareholders is as follows: Southern Gas Corridor CJSC - 51 percent, SOCAR Turkey Enerji - 7 percent, Botas - 30 percent, BP - 12 percent.
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