bp reveals volume of gas transported through Georgia

Oil&Gas Materials 11 February 2022 19:13 (UTC +04:00)
bp reveals volume of gas transported through Georgia

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 11

By Maryana Akhmedova – Trend:

The volume of Azerbaijani gas transported from the South Caucasus Pipeline (SCP) through the Georgian corridor amounted to 17.7 billion cubic meters, Trend reports via Georgian media.

According to the report, published by bp, the daily capacity of the South Caucasus Pipeline in 2021 amounted to 48.5 million cubic meters of gas.

The bp report also shows that the operating costs of the pipeline in 2021also increased, amounting to $54 million, while the capital expenditures totaled over $12 million. Overall, the growth was 15 percent per year.

The SCP has been operational since late 2006, transporting Shah Deniz gas to Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey. The expanded section of the pipeline commenced commercial deliveries to Turkey in June 2018 and to Europe in December 2020.

The Shah Deniz field continued to provide deliveries of gas to markets in Azerbaijan (to Azerkontrakt), Georgia (to GOGC), Turkey (to BOTAS), to the BTC Company in multiple locations and to buyers in Europe.

The existing Shah Deniz facilities’ production capacity is currently about 72 million standard cubic meters of gas per day or more than 26 bcma.


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