In the first quarter of 2022, Azerbaijan exported 2 billion 305.42 million cubic meters of gas to Turkey from the Shah Deniz field, which is 27% lower than the same period last year, according to the data of the Turkish Energy Market Regulatory Council (EPDC).
According to the Council, in March 2022, gas exports from Azerbaijan to Turkey amounted to 761.58 million cubic meters, which is 29% lower than the same period last year. In March, Azerbaijan accounted for 12.25% of all gas supplies to Turkey.
In general, in March Azerbaijan remained on the third position in terms of gas supplies to Turkey. In the first place – Russia, which accounted for 44.32% of all deliveries, in the second – the United States (14.43%), in the fourth – Iran (11.72%).
The total gas export to Turkey in March 2022 amounted to 6 billion 215.38 mcm (an increase of 6.66% compared to March 2021). At the same time, pipeline gas accounted for 4 billion 245.12 million cubic meters (68.3% of all deliveries, a decrease of 5.8%), LNG – 1 billion 970.26 mcm (31.7% of all deliveries, an increase of 49 .2%).
In total, deliveries in March were carried out from 9 countries (Azerbaijan, Russia, Iran – by pipelines, the USA, Algeria, France, Egypt, Nigeria, as well as Trinidad and Tobago).
Turkey is supplied with Azerbaijani gas produced within the framework of Stage-1 and Stage-2 of the development of the Shah Deniz field.
Azerbaijan exported 8 billion 820.24 mcm of gas to Turkey in 2021 (a decrease of 22.7%).