(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 23. The Trans
Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) will be able to bring more than 9.5 billion
cubic meters of gas to Italy this year, which is 2.5 billion cubic
meters more than in 2021, said Luca Schieppati, TAP's Managing
Director, Trend reports.
“We are talking about over 13 percent of the national gas
demand,” he said addressing the Young Hope event in Italy.
Schieppati noted that since the beginning of commercial
operations, TAP has transported over 16 billion cubic meters of gas
to Europe, of which over 13.5 billion cubic meters went to Italy,
“helping to strengthen the security of supplies for the entire
The supply of Azerbaijani gas to Europe through the Southern Gas
Corridor began on December 31, 2020. Azerbaijan exported its
natural gas to the European market through pipelines for the first
time in history.
The Trans Adriatic Pipeline, the European leg of the Southern
Gas Corridor, annually supplies eight billion cubic meters of gas
to Italy and one billion cubic meters of gas to Greece and Bulgaria
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