Baku, January 15, AZERTAC
Works on Trans-Anatolian gas pipeline – TANAP, which will transport gas from "Shah Deniz-2" field in Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea to Europe via Turkey, are continuing apace. All of the 850 kilometers of pipes to be used in the project have already been handed over.
20 percent of the transferred 850-kilometer pipes, was produced in China, while the rest in Turkey.
Within the Project, two exit stations, connected by a network of natural gas recovery, will be installed in Eskisehir and Thrace within the borders of Turkey. TANAP length (19 km through the Marmara Sea) will be 850 kilometers.
TANAP will run from the Turkish border with Georgia, beginning in the Turkish village of Türkgözü in the Posof district of Ardahan, will run through 21 provinces, until it ends at the Greek border in the İpsala district of Edirne. it is planned to supply 6 billion cubic meters of gas to Turkey and 10 billion cubic meters — to Europe. By 2023, TANAP's capacity will rise to 23 bcm per year and then to 31 bcm by 2026.
Since the beginning of 2020, TANAP will take gas from the South Caucasus Pipeline to Greece, Albania and to Europe via Italy, by joining the TAP pipeline.
TANAP shareholders share in the project is as follows: "South" Corridor "Closed Joint Stock Company (JSC) - 58 percent," Botas "- 30 percent and BP - 12 per cent.