TANAP’s 2022 gas transportation plans unveiled

BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 23

By Leman Zeynalova – Trend:

It is planned to transport a total of 16.2 billion cubic meters of gas via the Trans-Anatolian Gas Pipeline (TANAP) from 2022, said TANAP Managing Director Saltuk Duzyol, answering Trend’s question at the conference online press.

He noted that TANAP transported 14.5 billion cubic meters of gas to Turkey and 9 billion cubic meters of gas to Europe from the date of commissioning until the end of January 2022.

Duzyol pointed out that the capacity of TANAP is fully utilized at the moment and the pipeline has already reached a plateau for Turkey, supplying 5.7 billion cubic meters per year.

The Southern Gas Corridor, which includes Shah Deniz 2, the South Caucasus Gas Pipeline Extension, the Trans Anatolian Gas Pipeline (TANAP) and the Trans Adriatic Gas Pipeline (TAP) became fully operational on December 31, 2020.

Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) AG confirmed on December 31, 2020 the start of gas flows from Azerbaijan. The first gas reached Greece and Bulgaria, via the Nea Mesimvria interconnection point with DESFA, as well as Italy, via the Melendugno interconnection point with SNAM Rete Gas (SRG).

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