The situation in politics will not prevent the implementation of the project " Turkish stream ", said the head of the Association Eurogas, Gertjan Lankhorst (Gertjan Lankhorst).
"I'm not worried. Rather, I am even calm. Turkey clearly stated its intention to play an essential role in gas supplies to the European Union ", - said the head of Eurogas Last news .
first leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan after afianzamiento in the Syrian Arab Republic said that Russia has a business desires in Turkey in the field of nuclear energy and natural gas, which it is obliged to remember, while implementing its foreign policy. Later Russian and Turkish parties expressed confidence that the incident will not affect the cooperation of the pair of countries in the energy sphere.
Russia transports Gas to Turkey via the gas pipeline " Blue stream ", laid under the Black sea, and the TRANS-Balkan pipeline through Ukraine. In 2014, Gazprom exported to Turkey, 27, 4 billion cubic meters of gas. The project "Turkish stream" involves the construction of a gas pipeline from Russia to Turkey across the Black sea. Gas first line entirely designed for the Turkish market, the remaining volume will be displayed on the Turkish-Greek border, where it is expected to make a gas hub. The construction was planned to begin in June, but the Project is still under discussion.
Speaking of, will there Eurogas obtaining permission for this Project from the European Commission, Langhorst stated that he will be treated like other projects, according to European law." in addition, it is not only Russian, but also in the same degree the Turkish Project, " he added.
Eurogas is the Association, which includes 44 gas organizations from 24 countries. The Association oversees operation of the gas market of the complex and is intended to strengthen the role of gas in energy security of the EU by establishing a permanent dialogue with European industry players, global manufacturers of gas and relevant institutions such as the European Commission.