Azerbaijan sharply increased gas export via South Caucasus Pipeline

Azerbaijan sharply increased gas export via South Caucasus Pipeline
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  • calendar-gray 16 December 2020

26, 290,2 million cubic meters gas has been transported via magistral gas pipeline in Azerbaijan in January- November of this year, and 7,2% rise has been observed in comparison to the relevant period of the previous year, State Statistics Committee told APA.

41,9% of gas transportation has been implemented through the Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum South Caucasus Pipeline and 11 026,7 million cubic meters gas has been transported (17,8% rise in comparison to January- November of last year).

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

The Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum gas pipeline has been constructed in order to transport the gas from the “Shah Deniz” field in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea to Georgia and Turkey. The length of the pipeline is 980 km, and diameter is 42 inches.

 

Emil Ismayilov

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