Azerbaijan increases gas export to Turkey

BY Eurasia Crossroads January 11, 2018, 12:10 PM

Azerbaijan supplied over 5.37 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas to Turkey in January-October 2017, as compared to 5.31 bcm in the same period of last year, says the report posted on the website of the Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EPDK) of Turkey.

In 2016, Azerbaijan supplied 6.48 bcm of natural gas to Turkey, compared to 6.17 bcm in 2015.

According to the report, in January-October, Turkey imported 43.75 bcm of gas, of which 36.37 bcm were imported through pipelines, and 7.38 bcm fell on LNG imports.

The share of Azerbaijan in the total volume of gas imported to Turkey for the reporting period was 12.3 percent.

Turkey imports gas from Azerbaijan via the South Caucasus gas pipeline (Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum). Turkey has signed a contract for the annual purchase of 6.6 bcm of gas from the Azerbaijani offshore gas condensate field Shah Deniz.

Originally authored by Trend (AzerNews).

TAGS: Azerbaijan, Imports, Trade, Turkey
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