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Turkey

Kiyikoy

Turkish Landfall
Black Sеa
Sea of Azov

Russia

Russian landfall

Anapa

PROJECT

The TurkStream Pipeline

TurkStream starts on the Russian coast near the town of Anapa, runs over 930 km through the Black Sea and comes ashore in the Thrace region of Turkey.

TurkStream directly connects the largest gas reserves in Russia to the Turkish gas transportation network, providing reliable energy to Turkey, South and Southeast Europe.

The offshore component of the system consists of two parallel lines running through the Black Sea. The pipelines enter the water near Anapa on the Russian coast, and come ashore on the Turkish coast in the Thrace region, near the town of Kiyikoy.

From the receiving terminal in Kiyikoy, one of the two underground onshore pipelines connects to the existing Turkish gas network at Luleburgaz. The other pipeline continues to the Turkish-European border, where it ends.

Technology

TurkStream is a project that advances the technical boundaries of the industry: TurkStream is the first system using pipes with a diameter of 81 centimeters laid at depths exceeding 2 kilometers.

The two offshore pipelines are made up of thousands of individual pipe joints of 12 meters in length.

Benefits

The TurkStream Project not only ensures the reliability of energy supplies to Turkey and Europe, but also contributes to Turkey’s economic development through the resources it has allocated for the construction and operation of the pipeline. In addition, TurkStream supports the development of the Kiyikoy area via local social investments.

Gas demand EU and Turkey

Source: IEA, World Energy Outlook 2016 (The New Policies Scenario)




Imports
202 bcm
Production
260 bcm
2014
462 bcm
Additional
imports
needs: 125 bcm
Production
194 bcm
2030
521 bcm (projected)
Imports
327 bcm

Наклонный бекграунд

2 offshore pipelines

930 kilometres per line

2200 metres maximum depth

31.5 billion cubic metres annual transport capacity

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Technology

A project that advances the technical boundaries of the industry.