TANAP to deliver first gas in June

The Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) will deliver the first gas in June, said the TANAP Director General Saltuk Duzyol, Turkish media reported.

He pointed out that the project cost has now lowered by $3.2 billion.

TANAP project envisages transportation of gas from Azerbaijan’s Shah Deniz field to the western borders of Turkey.

The length of TANAP is 1,800 kilometers with the initial capacity of 16 billion cubic meters. Around six billion cubic meters of the gas will be delivered to Turkey and the remaining volume will be supplied to Europe.

The gas will be delivered to Turkey in 2018 and after completion of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline’s construction the gas will be delivered to Europe in early 2020.

TANAP shareholders are Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR (58 percent), BOTAS (30 percent) and BP (12 percent).

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