Of this, pipeline gas accounted for 3 billion 859.44 million cubic meters (64.4 % of all supplies), LNG (Liquefied natural gas) - 2 billion 129.34 million cubic meters (35.6 %).
In addition to Azerbaijan, gas deliveries to Turkey by the pipeline in the reporting period were from Iran and Russia. As it was reported earlier, in 2019, Azerbaijani gas supplies to Turkey amounted to 9 billion 584.78 million cubic meters of gas from the Shah Deniz field (an increase of 27.3 %).
Note that Azerbaijani gas is exported to Turkey only as part of Stage1 and Stage 2 of the Shah Deniz field development.
The Agreement on “the Exploration, Development, and Production Sharing (PSA)” for Shah Deniz field was signed between SOCAR and some oil companies of foreign countries in 1996. Shah Deniz gas and condensate field was discovered in 1999.
The Shah Deniz field is operated by BP, which has a share of 28.8 %. Other partners include TPAO (19 %), SOCAR (16.7 %), Petronas (15.5 %), LUKOIL (10 %) and NIOC (10%).