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Ashgabat Discuss Options of Turkmen Gas Supply via Southern Gas Corridor

The Southern Gas Corridor envisages the transportation of 16 billion of Azerbaijani gas annually.”

Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan are negotiating the opportunities of transporting Turkmen gas to Europe through the Southern Gas Corridor, Natig Aliyev, Azerbaijani energy minister, said in an interview with ANS TV channel, Trend reports.

“There are two pragmatic options,” the minister said. “The first option is to construct the Trans-Caspian pipeline, while the second option – to connect the platforms in the Caspian Sea through the subsea pipelines.”

“The Southern Gas Corridor envisages the transportation of 16 billion of Azerbaijani gas annually,” Aliyev said, adding that at the same time, it is open to other sources, including Turkmenistan.