New development in TürkAkım!
Russian natural gas to Europe via Turkey and then to transmit the passes thrown the first signature for over 3 years I TURKAK natural gas pipeline, expected to become operational at the end of the first year of the project. I TURKAK first time in December 2014 were announced during Russian President Vladimir Putin's official visit to Turkey.
The intergovernmental agreement for the project, which was designed to operate for at least 50 years, was signed on 10 October 2016 by former Energy and Natural Resources Minister Berat Albayrak and Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak. TürkAkım will consist of two lines, each of which has an annual capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters. 15.75 billion cubic meters of natural gas will be transported from Anapa, Russia to Kiyikoy. The reception terminal in Kiyiköy end of the year with the completion of the first gas is expected to be sent to Turkey. If the same amount of natural gas will be sent via the second line of the project it will reach from Turkey to Europe.
Gazprom previously announced that the first gas shipment is scheduled to begin by the end of the year. Of presidential government system is the first development plan of the 2019-2023 period in the Eleventh Development Plan covering the TURKAK project, Turkey forms part in the responsibility TURKAK Kara Part-1 was among the Natural Gas Pipeline Project aims to complete.
The project, which was first introduced on May 25, 2014 by Russian President Vladimir Putin's statement, "We will pass the South Stream from a non-EU member country", was presented by Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak and former Energy and Natural Resources Minister Berat Albayrak. signed.
Putin, December 1, 2014 Turkey-Russia High Level Cooperation Council came to attend the meeting in Turkey, announced that they had canceled the South Stream.
This description is on the former Energy and Natural Resources Minister Taner Yildiz project on December 11, "Turkish Stream" as would be only a transit project designation and the project, said the announced gas will be distributed to Europe via Turkey.
The technical works of the project were started in February 2015. Gazprom, Turkey June 22, 2015 reported the project's engineering work on the cutting that allow execution will proceed under the sea and 26 June 2015 in the sea part of the pipeline route completed the study.
After the Russian airplane, which violated Turkish airspace, was shot down on November 24, 2015, the TurkCurrent project was shelved in December with mutual statements.
Russian President Putin's statements on June 8, 2016 on the Turkish Stream have strengthened the possibility of revival of the project. Putin, Turkish Movement stating that they abandon gas pipeline project, "We have some political problems with Turkey exists. In addition, the European Commission needs to clarify the position for the said project. This is not such a clear question." found.
Following Putin's announcement, on June 14, 2016, President Erdoğan sent a congratulatory message to Putin on the occasion of the Russian National Day. Following this message, a period in which relations softened and moderate diplomatic relations began. On June 28, 2016, Gazprom spokesman Sergey Kupriyanov said that they are ready to resume negotiations on the TurkCurrent project.
Following the agreements and the signatures signed, "Pioneering Spirit", the world's largest construction ship belonging to Allseas, entered the Black Sea on May 7, 2017, and on June 23, 2017, Putin officially launched the ship's operations. In September 2017 the company signed a contract with Petrofac for Buying Natural Gas Terminal construction in Turkey. Petrofac also has signed a contract with Turkey's leading main sub-contractor of the construction company Tekfen.
türkakım to pave the section in the deep waters where he served 562 people from 40 nationalities's Pioneering Spirit, it has reached the coast of Turkey on April 30, 2018 after a nearly 10-month journey.