Azerbaijan exports over 770 mcm of gas to Turkey

Gas Materials 28 June 2021 15:00
Baku, Azerbaijan Trend News Agency Leman Zeynalova
Azerbaijan exports over 770 mcm of gas to Turkey

Azerbaijan’s gas exports to Turkey dropped by 16 percent in April 2021, as compared to the same month in 2020, and stood at 771 million cubic meters, Trend reports with reference to Turkey’s Energy Markets Regulatory Authority (EPDK).

Azerbaijan came in third in terms of the gas export volumes to Turkey in this period. Russia was the largest exporter of natural gas to Turkey in April 2021 with 2.508 billion cubic meters, a 433 percent increase year-on-year, followed by Iran with 867 million cubic meters, or 100 percent more year-on-year.

Turkey’s overall gas imports rose by 79.4 percent in April year-on-year and stood at 4.725 billion cubic meters, with 4.146 billion cubic meters accounting for pipeline imports and 578 million cubic meters imported as liquefied natural gas.

Pipeline imports increased by 199 percent, while LNG imports saw a 53.6 percent decrease.

The country’s natural gas consumption rose by 51.9 percent and reached 4.901 billion cubic meters.