A total of 34.8 billion cubic meters of gas was transported to Turkiye and Europe in 2 years via TurkStream pipeline.
The pipeline was inaugurated on January 8, 2020 by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
18 billion cubic meters of gas flowed to Turkiye and 16.8 billion cubic meters to Europe via the TurkStream Natural Gas Pipeline, between January 1, 2020 and December 31, 2021.
The TurkStream project has a total capacity of 31.5 bcm. The first line with a capacity of 15.75 bcm is designated for supplies to Turkiye's domestic customers, and the second line, with another 15.75 bcm of capacity, carries Russian gas further to Europe through Bulgaria.
TurkStream was first announced during the official visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Turkiye in December 2014.
TurkStream Project was ready for gas flow as of 31 December 2019.
Russia's Gazprom Export and Turkish state energy company BOTAS signed a four-year natural gas supply deal to send 5.75 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas a year via the TurkStream pipeline, Gazprom Export announced on Jan. 6
By Zeynep Beyza Kilic