Azerbaijan increased gas export through South Caucasus Pipeline by 15% last month

Azerbaijan increased gas export through South Caucasus Pipeline by 15% last month
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  • calendar-gray 18 February 2020

In January of this year 3 163,6 mln. c/m gas has been transferred through main gas pipelines of Azerbaijan, and an increase of 12.2% has been observed in comparison to relevant period of previous year, APA-Economics reports citing State Statistics Committee.

33,9% of gas transferred through main gas pipelines fell on share of Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum South Caucasus pipeline and 1071,0 mln. c.m gas has been transferred (an increase of 14.6% in comparison with January of the previous year).

Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum gas pipeline was constructed for transportation of the gas, produced in Shahdeniz field, situated in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea, to Georgia and Turkey. Length of the pipeline is 980 km, while diameter in 42 inches.

The first gas, exported through Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum, was pumped in March on 2007. The pipeline has gas 4 delivery stations including 1 in Azerbaijan, 3 in Georgia.

Emil Ismayilov

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