Energy Minister: Turkey asks Russia to increase gas supplies by three billion cubic meters per year
Turkey asked Russia to increase gas supplies by three billion cubic meters a year, the possibility of supply through the West Corridor is considered, Minister of Energy Alexander Novak said, RIA Novosti reported.
"The Turks raised the question of gas supplies increase, as they have high growth rates of natural gas consumption, and they are asking for an additional 3 billion (cubic meters - editor.) in short term," Nowak told reporters.
He noted that an increase of gas pipelines capacity is necessary in order to increase supply.
The supply of gas to Turkey will amount to 27 billion cubic meters according to Gazprom.