Turkmenistan discusses with the European Commission the ability of gas supplies on european market, -advisor President

Turkmenistan consider the possibility of supply of natural gas on european market and leads for this reason negotiations with the european Commission. This was stated advisor President of Turkmenistan for oil and gas Yagshygeldi Kakaev on the oil and gas International conference ADIPEC in Abu Dhabi, according to news agency ORIENT.

– We consider the export route in the european direction, are active negotiations with the European Commission and with other transit countries on this issue. We are not sitting on one place,” said Ya Kakaev.

Recall that the delegation of Turkmenistan takes part in 21-y International oil and gas the exhibition and conference ADIPEC-2018, which is 12-15 nov in the capital of the United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi.

Implemented by Ashgabat energy strategy provides for the diversification of exports of natural gas. Currently, Turkmenistan exports gas in CHINA in the pipeline Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan-China. By 2020 is planned to complete the construction of the pipeline Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India power 33 billion cubic meters per year. GK Turkmengaz” also leads negotiations with the “Gazprom about the resumption of exports gas from January 2019 of the year.

Turkmenistan also discusses with Azerbaijan, Turkey, Georgia and the EU for the construction trans-caspian gas pipeline and supply Turkmen gas at the South gas the corridor in the countries of Europe.

In October 2018 in Brussels held another talks Turkmen delegation from the chairman of Euro mission for energy union Marosh Shefchovich and representatives of the General directorate for energy EK on the issue of implementation trans-caspian gas pipeline. On the part of the EU has been shown great interest to the supply Turkmen gas on european market and expressed willingness to contribute to attract investment in the implementation of trans-caspian gas pipeline.

Recently adopted by the Convention on the legal status of the Caspian sea created necessary legal basis for strip marine pipeline. Now for this need only the consent of the countries of the participants of the project and international environmental examination.

Source: Nebit-Gaz