The leaders of Turkey and Azerbaijan launched the latest phase of the TRANS-Anatolian gas pipeline.
On Saturday, the TANAP pipeline, which is part of the so-called “southern gas corridor” for Caspian gas supplies to Europe bypassing Russia, has been finally commissioned. The importance of this event is evidenced by the fact that he opened the last section of the presidents of Azerbaijan and Turkey, Aliyev and Erdogan.
Long new pipeline, which was launched in 2015 from the Deposit Shah Deniz in Azerbaijan and now ends at the Western border of Turkey amounted to 1,850 kilometers and has a capacity of 16 billion cubic meters. 10 of them will be designed Europe. It is planned to increase capacity in the future up to 31 billion cubic meters.
In addition TANAPа “southern gas corridor” involves the South Caucasus pipe line from Azerbaijan via Georgia to Turkey and the TRANS Adriatic pipeline connecting Greece, Albania and southern Italy.
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