Gas production in Azerbaijan in January 2023 amounted to 4.2 bcm, by 4% higher than in January last year, the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Azerbaijan reports.
“According to operational data, in January 2023, gas production in Azerbaijan amounted to 4.2 bcm, by 4% higher than in January 2022. Including, 1.1 bcm of associated gas was produced from the Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli block in January, 2.3 bcm of natural gas from the “Shah Deniz” field, and 0.8 bcm of gas from SOCAR,” the ministry notes.
Since the start of development and as of February 1, 2023, 204.6 bcm of associated gas have been produced from the ACG block, and about 185 bcm of natural gas from the “Shah Deniz” field. At the same time, for the entire period, about 130 bcm of gas produced in “Shah Deniz” were exported to world markets.
Azerbaijan in January 2023 increased gas exports by 12% – up to 2.2 bcm.
In January, the export of Azerbaijani gas to Europe amounted to 1 bcm (an increase of 25% compared to January 2022) or 45% of all supplies from Azerbaijan.
Gas supplies to Turkey amounted to 0.9 bcm (41% of total exports), to Georgia – 0.3 bcm (14% of total exports). At the same time, 0.5 bcm of gas was transported to Turkey through the TANAP gas pipeline during the reporting period.
In 2022, Azerbaijan increased gas exports to 22.3 bcm, deliveries to Europe amounted to 11.4 bcm (+39%). For 2023, gas exports are planned at the level of 24.5 bcm, of which about 12 bcm – to Europe.