Russian natural gas supplier, Gazprom increased its gas shipment to Serbia by 29.7% in the period from 1st January to 15th October this year. The company has done the same for all countries that are going to use the gas shipped via the Turkish Stream gas pipeline.
“From 1st January to 15th October, 2017, Russia increased the gas shipment to Turkey by 23.4%, and it did the same to other South and Southeast European countries, especially Hungary (26.3%), Serbia (29.7%), Greece (14.1%) and Bulgaria (8.6%)”, Gazprom’s preliminary data shows, as reported by the Russian news agency, Itar Tass.
The Turkish Stream project entails construction of a gas pipeline that would from the Black Sea to the European parts of Turkey and further away to the Greek border.
The first leg of the pipeline will supply gas to Turkey, while the second leg will be used to deliver gas to South and Southeast Europe. Every leg will have the capacity of transporting 15.75 billion cubic metres of gas annually.
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