Gazprom: only 5% to be built the maritime part of Turk Stream

Gazprom: only 5% to be built the maritime part of Turk Stream Gazprom: only 5% to be built the maritime part of Turk Stream

The Russian energy giant Gazprom said that so far 95% have been built. consisting of two threads offshore section of the Turk Stream gas pipeline, which leads from Russia to Turkey via the Black Sea.

In total, 1 & nbsp; 775 kilometers of the offshore part of the Turk Stream gas pipeline has already been built. Gazprom also announced that the construction of a gas pipeline exit near the Turkish city of Anapa has been completed. The company also said that a receiving terminal will be built at Kiyikoy.

At the same time, Gazprom declared that both branches of the Turk Stream gas pipeline will be put into operation before the end of next year. As we wrote on the Shipyard Portal, two weeks ago, the Russian energy minister Alexander Novak said that the transport of natural gas with two threads of the Turk Stream pipeline will start on January 1, 2020. Their capacity will be 31.5 billion cubic meters. gas per year, half of which is reserved exclusively for Turkey.

In turn, in early October, the head of Gazprom Alexei Miller said that the construction of the offshore part of the Turk Stream gas pipeline will be completed within two months.

In total, construction of the Turk Stream gas pipeline, which started last year, will cost EUR 6-7 billion. We have already written on our website that the Allseas capital group responsible for laying pipes on the offshore section of the gas pipeline used the giant Pioneering Spirit ship, thanks to which it achieved a record work pace: in one day the crew of the ship laid even 6.3 km of pipes.

In the same communiqué, Gazprom stated that the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline "is proceeding according to schedule." The company said that pipelines are currently being built in Finland's exclusive economic zone and in Germany's territorial waters.

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