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Gazprom boosts Blue Stream pipeline capacity to match Turkish demand

01st October 2014

Alexey Miller, chairman of the Gazprom management committee, and Taner Yildiz, Turkish minister of energy and natural resources, have agreed to load the Blue Stream pipeline with Russian natural gas to full capacity as soon as possible in order to satisfy the growing demand of Turkish consumers

Gazprom boosts Blue Stream pipeline capacity to match Turkish demand
'Today's decision will enable the Turkish economy to progress to a new stage' - chairman, Gazprom

At a meeting today in Moscow, the two agreed to boost Blue Stream's capacity from 16 to 19 billion cubic meters a year and to carry out the relevant work. The Beregovaya CS in Russia and the Durusu receiving terminal in Turkey will be upgraded for this purpose.

“Turkey is our most evolving market in terms of supplies,” said Miller. “Gazprom has always reacted to the growing gas demand in Turkey by boosting supplies via Blue Stream. Today's decision will enable the Turkish economy to progress to a new stage.”

 

 

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