Gazprom says South Stream Transport B.V. (100% subsidiary of Gazprom) has signed a contract with Allseas Group for construction of the 2nd string of Turkish Stream gas pipeline’s offshore section. The document was signed on 20 February 2017 in Amsterdam.
In accordance with the contract, Allseas will lay more than 900 kilometers of pipeline on the Black sea between Russia's southeast to the northwest of Turkey.
Turkish Stream is an export gas pipeline stretching from Russia to Turkey across the Black sea.
The 1st string of the pipeline is intended for Turkish consumers, while the 2nd string will deliver gas to southern and southeastern Europe.
The 1st and 2nd strings of Turkish Stream will have the throughput capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters each.
The company agreed to lay the 1st line of the pipeline in the Black Sea with Gazprom on December 8, 2016 when the company's CEO Alexey Miller had said that offshore construction would start in the 2nd half of 2017.
The 2 lines of the Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline project plan to become operational by the end of 2019.
South Stream Transport B.V. is building the offshore section of the Turkish Stream.
Allseas Group S.A. is a worldleading contractor in offshore pipeline installation, heavy lift and subsea construction.
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