BP promises to send gas from Azerbaijan\’s largest gas field Shah Deniz on the expanded system on the South Caucasus Pipeline from the test mode in late 2017, Gordon Birrell, BP\’s former regional president for Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey, told reporters in Baku Mar. 29.
The Khankendi vessel for underwater work, which can be now being tested, is going to be delivered to Shah Deniz all things considered of 2Q 2017 to work there, depending on him.
Birrell said operate on the Shah Deniz 2 project is fully gone by in excess of Ninety percent.
The gas will probably be sent in examination mode with the Shah Deniz field to the South Caucasus Pipeline to consider the unit, Birrell said.
He added that your will be done using an objective delivering the gas to Turkey by way of the Trans Anatolian Gas main Pipeline (TANAP) from the loved one of 2018 in order to Europe through Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) in 2020.
Twelve wells are drilled included in the Shah Deniz Stage 2, that is sufficient to begin with gas production and export, according to him. Three with the 12 wells are set for production.
Birrell noted that really work on growth of the South Caucasus Pipeline in Azerbaijan and Georgia is accomplished by greater than 93 percent.
Reserves from the Shah Deniz field are estimated at 1.2 trillion cubic meters of gas. A partnership for expansion of the field was signed on June 4, 1996.
Shah Deniz Stage 2 include a further 16 billion cubic meters annually of gas production towards approximately 9 billion cubic meters each year created by Shah Deniz Stage 1.
The first level of gas within the project is planned for being received in 2018 and will end up being the main source for Southern Gas Corridor.
The gas are going to be exported to Turkey and European markets through growth of the South Caucasus Pipeline and construction of TANAP and TAP.