Azerbaijan increases gas export to Turkey
Azerbaijan delivered about 4.86 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas to Turkey in January-September 2017, as compared to 4.84 bcm in the same period last year, says the report posted on the website of the Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EPDK) of Turkey.
In 2016, Azerbaijan delivered 6.48 bcm of natural gas to Turkey, compared to 6.17 bcm in 2015.
According to the report, in January-September Turkey imported 39.62 bcm of gas, of which 32.73 bcm were imported through pipelines, and 6.89 bcm fell on LNG imports.
The share of Azerbaijan in the total volume of gas imported to Turkey for the reporting period was 12.3 percent.
Turkey imports gas from Azerbaijan via the South Caucasus gas pipeline (Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum). Turkey has signed a contract for the annual purchase of 6.6 bcm of gas from the Azerbaijani offshore gas condensate field Shah Deniz.