Turkey launched the TANAP gas pipeline

В Турции запустили газопровод TANAP

The pipeline was built in three years. The cost of the project amounted to $8 billion. the Total length of TANAP – 1850 miles.

In the Turkish city of Eskisehir on Tuesday, June 12, officially opened the first section of the TRANS-Anatolian (TANAP) gas pipeline, through which Azerbaijani gas through Turkey to come to Europe. It is reported by Anadolu.

The ceremony was attended by the presidents of five countries: Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Azerbaijan – Ilham Aliyev, of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, Georgia – Giorgi Margvelashvili, Ukraine – Petro Poroshenko, Serbia – Aleksandar Vucic.

The TANAP project was implemented over three years with a budget of less than $8 billion the Total length of gas pipeline amounted to 1,850 kilometers. The pipeline is being built to the border with Greece Ipsala district in the Turkish province of Edirne, where it is connected to the TRANS-Adriatic pipeline (TAP).

The initial capacity of the TANAP pipeline is expected to be 16 billion cubic meters of gas per year. About six billion cubic meters will be delivered to Turkey and rest to Europe. Over time, the capacity of the pipeline will be doubled.

The TANAP project is 51% owned by the Azerbaijan CJSC southern gas corridor, a 7% SOCAR Turkey Energy A. Ş, a subsidiary of SOCAR, 30% Turkish BOTAŞ and 12% BP.

Recall that in late may took place in Azerbaijan launching the southern gas corridor. This project includes the extension of the gas pipeline Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum, construction in Turkey, TRANS Anatolian pipeline and the construction of the TRANS Adriatic pipeline (TAP).

In this project, the gas produced will be delivered to Europe through pipelines with a total length of 3500 km through Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey, Greece, Bulgaria and Albania to Italy.

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