South Caucasus Pipeline boosts gas transportation

Oil&Gas Materials 18 May 2022 11:52 (UTC +04:00)
Laman Zeynalova
Laman Zeynalova
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BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 18. Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum (South Caucasus Pipeline) has transported 6.783 billion cubic meters of gas from January through April 2022, as compared to 5.963 billion cubic meters in the same period in 2021, Trend reports with reference to Azerbaijan’s State Statistical Committee.

As such, the volume of gas transportation via the South Caucasus Pipeline grew by 13.7 percent year-on-year.

Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum accounted for 48.7 percent of 13.923 billion cubic meters of gas transported through Azerbaijan’s main gas pipelines in the first four months of 2022, versus 48.1 percent of 12.387 billion cubic meters in the same period in 2021.

SCPC shareholders are: bp (29.99 percent), LUKOIL (19.99 percent), TPAO (19 percent), SOCAR (14.35 percent), NICO (10 percent) and SGC (6.67 percent).

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.


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