General Manager: TANAP can also transport Iraq’s gas in future

General Manager: TANAP can also transport Iraq’s gas in future
# 17 April 2018 11:08 (UTC +04:00)

Construction of Trans-Anatolian Pipeline (TANAP) is about to complete, TANAP General Manager Saltuk Duzyol said at briefing.  

 

According to him, the project has already been completed by 93%: ‘1,340 km of pipeline has already been constructed’.

 

He said that Turkey will receive first gas from Azerbaijan in July: ‘BOTAS will deliver 6 bcm of gas to Turkey in a year. We aim to create a new gas chain and TANAP is the fourth part of this chain’.  

 

According to him, Iraqi gas may also be transported via this pipeline in the future: ‘Currently, the pipeline’s capacity is 16 bcm. This figure will be 24 bcm in 2023, 31 bcm in 2026’.  

 

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