Alena Creative Cluster. The contract for the discount to be supplied to Turkey Gas from Russia reached, but until not signed, said the Minister of energy and natural resources Taner Yildiz on oil and gas conference Turoge-2015 in Ankara on Wednesday.
in February Yildiz stated that complex and lengthy dialogues between Turkey and Russia concluded an agreement on the provision of "Gazprom" discount of 10 to 25%." Gazprom then only confirmed the fact of reaching consensus on the price, but not the size of the discount. When Wednesday, March 18, print edition citing Turkish sources wrote that dialogue at a discount at an impasse: like Gazprom wants to apply it to the contract price, and Botas - to basic.
"All the talk about the fact that there are problems in negotiations with Russian partners, is groundless. I already stated the achievement of the 10% discount, 25%. This means that the way it is, because I represent the official source of information. Documents at a discount until not signed, but It's technical details. Importantly, we come to a consensus, and the signature will follow, " said Yildiz.
in 2014, Gazprom exported to Turkey 27, 4 billion cubic meters of gas. The gas is transported by pipeline " Blue stream ", laid under the Black sea, as well as on the TRANS-Balkan gas pipeline through Ukraine.
However, exports are expected to increase." Gazprom and Botas signed December 1, 2014 Memorandum of understanding for the construction of a new pipeline from Russia to Turkey across the Black sea. With a capacity of 63 billion cubic meters of gas, of which about 50 billion cubic meters is expected to put on a gas hub on the Turkish-Greek border. Gas at the first pipeline in the amount of fifteen, 75 billion cubic meters will go to the Turkish market, with deliveries expected to begin in early winter of 2016.