Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 7
By Maksim Tsurkov – Trend:
SOCAR Fiber company, created by SOCAR Turkey Enerji, will lay an 800-kilometer cable along the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP), the SOCAR Turkey Enerji’s Head Kenan Yavuz told reporters Sept. 7.
He said this will allow the company to become a major player in the telecommunications market of Turkey in the future.
SOCAR Fiber was created in May 2013.
TANAP project envisages transportation of gas of Azerbaijan’s Shah Deniz field from the Georgian-Turkish border to the western borders of Turkey.
TANAP’s initial capacity is expected to reach 16 billion cubic meters of gas per year. Around six billion cubic meters of this gas will be delivered to Turkey and the rest of the volume to Europe. Turkey will obtain gas in 2018, while Europe will get it in early 2020 after the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) is constructed.
Edited by SI
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