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Azerbaijan To Boost Gas Exports to Italy

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Azerbaijan is planning to increase natural gas exports to Italy by 1bcm/yr from 2026 with the expansion of the TAP pipeline, the Energy Ministry said.

  • The country also plans to export 200mcm/yr of natural gas to Albania from 2026
  • Azerbaijan’s Energy Minister Parviz Shahbazov met with head of the TAP pipeline on Thursday to discuss plans to increase TAP’s capacity by 1.2 bcm/year from 2026.
  • Works on the pipeline are scheduled to be completed by 2025.
  • Azerbaijan exports 11.8bcm of natural gas to Europe last year, with the majority going to Italy.
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Azerbaijan is planning to increase natural gas exports to Italy by 1bcm/yr from 2026 with the expansion of the TAP pipeline, the Energy Ministry said.

  • The country also plans to export 200mcm/yr of natural gas to Albania from 2026
  • Azerbaijan’s Energy Minister Parviz Shahbazov met with head of the TAP pipeline on Thursday to discuss plans to increase TAP’s capacity by 1.2 bcm/year from 2026.
  • Works on the pipeline are scheduled to be completed by 2025.
  • Azerbaijan exports 11.8bcm of natural gas to Europe last year, with the majority going to Italy.