Azerbaijani gas export to Turkey up in Q1

28 May 2016 10:15 (UTC+04:00)

Azerbaijan exported 1.71 billion cubic meters of gas to Turkey in the first quarter of 2016 as compared to 1.69 billion cubic meters exported in January-March 2015, said a report of the Turkish Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EPDK).

Azerbaijan supplied 6.17 billion cubic meters of gas to Turkey in 2015 versus 6.07 billion cubic meters in 2014.

The report also said that Turkey imported 13.17 billion cubic meters of gas in Q1 2016, out of which 10.24 billion cubic meters were imported via pipelines and 2.93 billion cubic meters accounted for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports.

Azerbaijan's share in Turkey's total gas imports was 13 percent in January-March 2016.

Turkey imports gas from Azerbaijan via the South Caucasus Pipeline (Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum).

Turkey has a contract for the annual purchase of 6.6 billion cubic meters of gas from Azerbaijan's offshore Shah Deniz gas and condensate field.

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