At the Black Sea coast of Turkey, the deep-water pipelay for Line 1 of the TurkStream offshore fuel pipeline has been accomplished. The common price of the deep-water pipelay carried out by the pipelaying vessel Pioneering Spirit was four.three km/day. The most pipelaying price — 5.6 km/day — was reached twice in February 2018.
In accordance with the schedule, the challenge is being concurrently applied on shore in Russia and Turkey and within the Black Sea. The receiving terminal is being constructed close to the settlement of Kiyiköy, Turkey. Upon completion of the landfall sections the works on the primary line will probably be accomplished. Following the works schedule, Pioneering Spirit will proceed the deep-water pipelay of Line 2 within the third quarter of 2018.
‘Implementation of the TurkStream Project carries ahead efficiently. We have reached an vital milestone — the completion of Line 1. Progress is transferring at a excessive price. Since 7 May 2017, once we began the pipelaying marketing campaign, the entire of 1,161 km of pipes has been laid, which is 62% of the general fuel pipeline size. Needless to say, TurkStream will play a sugnificant position in strengthening vitality safety of Turkey and Europe’, mentioned Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Management Committee of Gazprom PJSC.
TurkStream is the challenge for a fuel pipeline stretching throughout the Black Sea from Russia to Turkey and additional to Turkey’s border with neighboring international locations. The first line of the fuel pipeline is meant for the Turkish customers, whereas the second line is designated for the Southern and South-Eastern Europe. Each line may have the throughput capability of 15.75 billion cubic meters of fuel per 12 months. South Stream Transport B.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gazprom PJSC, is liable for the development of the fuel pipeline’s offshore part that began on 7 May 2017.
Turkey is Gazprom’s second largest export market. Currently, Russian fuel is delivered to Turkey through the Blue Stream fuel pipeline and the Transbalkan Corridor. In 2017, Gazprom provided the file 29 bcm of fuel to the Turkish market. This is four.three bcm (17.three%) greater than in 2016 and 1.7 bcm (6.2%) greater than in 2014, when the earlier most of 27.three bcm was achieved. (Source: Turkstream – Image: Anadou)
The submit TURKSTREAM LINE 1 NOW COMPLETED appeared first on Energy Global News.