Turkey’s Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline…

30 Mart 2018 15:26

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The works on the first phase of the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) to Eskisehir in Turkey were completed by 99%. The announcement was made during the general meeting of TANAP Board of Directors in Ankara, said a message from Azerbaijan`s State Oil Company SOCAR.During the meeting, the Board members were informed about the works done on the first phase of TANAP.“About 80% of works up to Europe were completed. In general, TANAP was completed by over 93%. Currently, all the work is carried out in accordance with the schedule with high accuracy and quality,” said the message.“Starting the second half of the current year, TANAP will transport 6 bcm of gas to Turkey as planned. All sides must fulfil their duties for completion of project timely”, said SOCAR President Rovnag Abdullayev in his speech.TANAP project envisages transportation of gas from Azerbaijan`s Shah Deniz field to the western borders of Turkey. 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.The length of TANAP is 1,850 kilometers with an initial capacity of 16 billion cubic meters of gas. Around six billion cubic meters of this gas is meant to be delivered to Turkey, with the remaining volume to be supplied to Europe.