TurkStream starts on the Russian coast close to the city of Anapa. It is at this point that the offshore pipeline will connect to Gazprom’s extensive Russian gas network.

Supplying Energy for the Future

Russia takes its responsibility to provide reliable gas supplies very seriously and has always fulfilled its contractual obligations in this regard. Direct gas transport routes play a key role in securing reliable energy supplies.

The subsea section of the TurkStream Gas Pipeline will connect to onshore facilities in Turkey near the village of Kiyikoy at the Black Sea coast

Gas-demand —
462 bcm

Projected demand —
521 bcm

31.5 bcm

202 bcm

260 bcm


imports needs:
125 bcm

327 bcm

194 bcm


The Nord Stream pipeline guarantees uninterrupted gas flows to Germany and other European countries. And since 2003, gas has been transported directly to the eastern part of Turkey through the Blue Stream pipeline.

The west of Turkey and a number of European countries currently rely on an older system which runs via Ukraine. Over the past 20 years, lack of investments and modernization have made this system less reliable, posing a risk for those countries that depend on it for all their energy.

A Reliable Route

Going into the future, TurkStream will solve this by providing a direct connection to Russian gas reserves, to transport up to 31.5 billion cubic metres of gas to the region each year.

Gas demand EU and Turkey

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

Local investments and opportunities

TurkStream will lead to direct and indirect investments that will give an economic impulse for local communities. The development of infrastructure in Turkey and beyond will support the further modernization of the industry and economy, allowing local businesses and customers to build on growing opportunities. Additionally, an annual capacity of 31.5 bcm means that TurkStream will further help Turkey boost its geostrategic importance. As a bridge between East and West, Turkey is increasingly becoming a key regional energy hub for the region and will become a key supply link for South-eastern Europe via TurkStream.

Designed for maximum safety

TurkStream is a project which pushes industry boundaries from a technical perspective: TurkStream will be laid at depths of over 2 kilometres.

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We are commited to developing the Project in an environmentally responsible manner.