RUSSIAN FEDERATION-TURKEY NATURAL GAS MAIN TRANSMISSION LINE
Natural Gas Sale and Purchase Agreement regarding the import of 5-6 BCM/year (during Plateau Period) of natural gas from Russian Federation to Turkey on Turkish-Bulgarian border was signed on 14 February 1986.
The 842 km long Russian Federation-Turkey Natural Gas Main Transmission Line enters Turkey at Malkoçlar and then follows Hamitabat, Ambarli, Istanbul, Izmit, Bursa, Eskisehir route to reach Ankara. The pipeline has compressor stations at Kirklareli, Ambarli, Pendik, Bursa and Eskisehir and a fiscal metering station at Malkoçlar.
The construction of the pipeline started on October 26, 1986 and the line reached Hamitabat on June 23, 1987. Since then, imported natural gas has been used at the Trakya Combined Cycle Power Plant in Hamitabat. The pipeline reached Ankara in August 1988. Natural gas began to be supplied to the İstanbul Fertilizer Industry Co. (IGSAS) in July 1988, to the Ambarli Power Plant in August 1988 and to Ankara for residential and commercial purposes in October 1988. The use of natural gas by the industrial sector started in August 1989.
Natural Gas Sale and Purchase Agreement dated 14 February 1986 expired; however import of 4 BCM/year of natural gas by BOTAŞ from the concerned Western Route continues within the framework of Natural Gas Sale and Purchase Agreement dated 18 February 1998.
MARMARA EREĞLİSİ LNG IMPORT TERMINAL
Liqufied Natural Gas (LNG) Sale and Purchase Agreement regarding the import of approximately 4.4 BCM/year of natural gas equivalent of LNG from Algeria to Turkey was signed on 14 April 1988. Marmara Ereğlisi LNG Terminal construction of which was started by BOTAŞ in 1989 was brought into operation on 03 August 1994 with the first LNG shipping from Algeria. Afterwards, LNG Sale and Purchase Agreement regarding the import of approximately 1.3 BCM/year of natural gas equivalent of LNG from Nigeria to Turkey was signed on 09 November 1995.In this context, LNG import from Algeria and Nigeria to Marmara Ereğlisi LNG Terminal continues.
This project aims to increase the injection capacity of the Marmara Ereğlisi LNG Import Terminal to 685.000 cum/hour. On February 14, 2001 the project completed and the system was put into operation.
EASTERN ANATOLIA NATURAL GAS MAIN TRANSMISSION LINE
The Eastern Anatolia Natural Gas Main Transmission Line aims to transport natural gas produced mainly in Iran and other countries to the east of Turkey.
In this context, the Natural Gas Sale and Purchase Agreement regarding the transfer of 9.6 BCM/year (during Plateau Period) of natural gas from Iran to Turkey was signed on 08 August 1996.
The Eastern Anatolia Natural Gas Main Transmission Line is approximately 1,491km-long with a diameter varying from 48” to 16” starts from Doğubayazıt and reaches Ankara through Erzurum, Sivas, and Kayseri, and another branch thereof reaches Seydişehir through Kayseri and Konya.
The complete pipeline system was ready for gas transportation as of June 2001. Natural gas delivery from Iran started on December 10, 2001 with the completion of the Bazargan Metering Station in Iran.
SAMSUN - ANKARA NATURAL GAS TRANSMISSION LINE
The Natural Gas Sale and Purchase Agreement regarding the import of 16 BCM/year (during Plateau Period) of natural gas from Russian Federation across Black Sea to Turkey was signed on 15 December 1997.
The Russian Fed.-Black Sea-Turkey Natural Gas Pipeline;
The pipeline within the Turkish territory surfaces at Samsun and follows Amasya, Corum, Kirikkale and ends in Ankara.
The system became operational and natural gas delivery from the Russian Federation was started on 20 February 2003.
TURKEY – GREECE NATURAL GAS PIPELINE
In association with the European Union INOGATE Programme (Interstate Oil and Gas Transport to Europe), which was developed for the transportation of natural gas via Turkey and Greece to be supplied from Caspian Basin, Russia, Middle East, South Mediterranean countries and other international sources to the European markets.
The Turkey – Greece Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline is the first stage of the project. The Line pipe diameter is 36 inches. Total length is 296 km. Turkey has 211 km and Greece has 85 km. Between Karacabey and the Marmara Sea (Değirmencik) is 121 km, the Marmara Sea Crossing (Kızılcaterzi) is 17 km, the Trakya section is 73 km.
In addition, the 420 m long (Meriç / Evros) River crossing was implemented by horizontal drilling. The pipeline enters into Greece from İpsala and ends in Komotini.
The constructions of the Land Section (Lot-I) was completed on July 30, 2007, Sea Section (Lot-II) was completed on July 05, 2007 and Meriç-Evros River Crossing (Lot-III) was finished on August 18, 2007.
The Pipeline construction started in 2005, was completed and became operational on November 18, 2007.
In this context, natural gas export from Turkey to Greece started in 2007.
BAKU - TBILISI - ERZURUM NATURAL GAS PIPELINE (BTE)
The Natural Gas Sale and Purchase Agreement regarding the import of 6.6 BCM/year (during Plateau Period) of natural gas from Azerbaijan Shah Deniz Phase-I field to Turkey was signed on 12 March 2001.
Phase I and Phase II were awarded on May 04, 2005, and Phase III comprising construction of both the Hanak Compressor Station and Türkgözü Metering Station was signed on September 23, 2005.
The Azerbaijan – Turkey Natural Gas Pipeline Phase I was completed in December 30, 2006 starting from the Posof district of Kars province near to the Turkey – Georgia border. It has approximately 113 km length and 42 inches diameter. Besides, natural gas was also supplied to the Ardahan province.
The Turkey – Azerbaijan Natural Gas Pipeline Phase II, started upon the completion of Phase I and extended to the Erzurum – Horasan direction was completed on March 09, 2007. Natural gas was also supplied to the Kars district.
KARACABEY - İZMİR NATURAL GAS TRANSMISSION LINE
Within the scope of the studies for widespread gas usage throughout Turkey, the main line will be extended from Bursa (Karacabey) to Izmir - Aliaga so that natural gas would be supplied to the industrial and residential areas on route.
The Bursa - Can Natural Gas Transmission Line was the first phase of the Aegean Line to be completed and become operational in 1996. It the second phase of the Project the line will be extended from Bursa- Karacabey to İzmir. Within this Project; for the purpose of supplying natural gas to the Aliağa Combined Cycle Power Plant and the industrial areas, a 35 km. connection line to Aliaga Combine Cycle Power Plant and 7 km long Aliağa Branch line was built.
The construction of the 241 km. long line was completed in 2003.
PAZARCIK-KARADENİZ EREĞLİ NATURAL GAS TRANSMISSION LINE
The Russian Federation-Turkey Natural Gas Main Transmission Line was extended to the Western Black Sea Region through the 16”, 18”, 24”, 209 km long Pazarcik-Karadeniz Ereğli Natural Gas Transmission Line through which natural gas has been supplied to the Ereğli Iron and Steel Works Plants since January 1996.
BURSA-ÇAN NATURAL GAS TRANSMISSION LINE
The Main Transmission Line was extended to Çan through the 8’’, 12’’, 16’’ and 24’’, 208 km. Bursa-Çan Natural Gas Transmission Line, which was completed in 1996 It supplies gas to the Çanakkale Ceramic Factory together with other industrial establishments along the route.
ÇAN-ÇANAKKALE NATURAL GAS TRANSMISSION LINE
The construction works of the 12" 107 km. long Çan-Çanakkale Natural Gas Transmission Line was completed and became operational in 2000.
KONYA-İZMİR NATURAL GAS TRANSMISSION LINE
Because of increasing gas usage throughout the country, the Konya-İzmir Natural Gas Transmission Line was awarded in 3 sections as follows:
The first section covering the Konya - İzmir Natural Gas Pipeline of 258 km total length was completed on May 13, 2005, the second section covering the İsparta – Nazilli Natural Gas Pipeline of 363 km total length was completed on November 15, 2005. The third section consisting of the Nazilli – İzmir Natural Gas Transmission Line of 244 km total length was awarded in sections. The contract was signed in August 7, 2006. In the first half of year 2007; a 227 km section of pipeline was completed, whereas through this pipeline natural gas was supplied to Aydın.
SOUTH NATURAL GAS TRANSMISSION LINE
A 40” line approximately 716 km-long, which will be used in the supply of natural gas to the Southern and South-Eastern Anatolia Regions by means of a branch from the Eastern Anatolia Main Transmission Line to be built near Sivas, will start from city of Sivas and pass through the cities of Malatya, Kahramanmaraş, Gaziantep, Osmaniye, and Adana, and end in the city of Mersin. The line was contracted in three stages and completed in 2005.
EAST BLACK SEA REGION P/L
The project was tendered in three (3) stages, whereas the total length of this project is 307 km including 12”-16”-18”-24” diameter pipeline sections. Through these projects natural gas was supplied to Bayburt in 2006 and to Rize during the first quarter of 2008. Its also is planned to supply both towns of Gümüşhane and Trabzon wich natural gas in the second half of 2009.
The Project’s contract was awarded in 3 parts;
Phase I and Phase II were accepted provisionally on June 5, 2007, whereas Phase III was accepted provisionally on July 31, 2007.
Also the Directional Horizontal Drilling Technique was first applied in a pipeline project having such a large radius such that it broke a new record in Turkey.
ORDU-GİRESUN P/L PHASE III COMPLETION WORK
The contract of the project was signed on July 14 2009. The project has been completed in 2010.
The contract of the project was signed on July 2009. The project has been completed in 2011 and it was put into operation.
|Project Name||Completion Date|
|Organized Industrial Zones Natural Gas Distribution Pipeline Project||04.11.2007|
|Edirne-Tekirdağ Natural Gas Transmission Line||30.11.2007|
|Van Natural Gas Transmission Line||07.01.2008|
|Sungurlu-Çankırı-Kastamonu Natural Gas Transmission Line||31.03.2008|
|Amasya-Tokat-Merzifon-Erzincan Natural Gas Transmission Line||08.09.2008|
|Çankırı-Korgun-Kızılcahamam-Aktaşkurtlar Line Valve St.Natural Gas Pipeline||07.10.2008|
|Bolu–Gerede–Düzce Natural Gas Pipeline||03.11.2008|
|Nevşehir-Ilgın-Akşehir Natural Gas Pipeline||05.02.2009|
|Gönen Natural Gas Pipeline||08.04.2009|
|Eskipazar-Karabük-Zonguldak-Çaycuma-Bartın Natural Gas Transmission Line||09.07.2009|
|Iğdır Natural Gas Transmission Line||01.12.2009|
|Muğla Natural Gas Pipeline||13.04.2011|
|Antalya Natural Gas Loop Line||06.05.2011|
|Hatay Natural Gas Pipeline||05.10.2011|
|Kahta Natural Gas Pipeline||14.11.2011|
|Kilis Natural Gas Pipeline||20.12.2012|
|Sivas Compressor Station By-Pass Line||09.04.2013|
|Sinop Natural Gas Pipeline||27.07.2014|
|Muş Natural Gas Pipeline||01.10.2014|
|Mardin Natural Gas Pipeline||07.08.2015|
|Bingöl-Bitlis Natural Gas Pipeline||03.07.2015|
|Çankırı Yakınkent OSB Natural Gas Pipeline||04.08.2015|
|Önerler-Keşan Natural Gas Pipeline and Esenyurt- Ambarlı Natural Gas Loop Line Construction||17.01.2016|
|Tunceli Natural Gas Pipeline Construction||01.07.2016|
|Mucur, Kaman, Zara, Kangal and Doğanşehir Natural Gas Pipeline Construction||16.12.2016|
|Şereflikoçhisar Natural Gas Pipeline Construction||28.12.2016|
|İscehisar-Yalvaç Natural Gas Pipeline Construction||26.04.2017|
|Displacement of Bozova Section Crude Oil Pipeline Project||27.11.2017|
|Construction of Afşin-Elbistan-Divriği Natural Gas Pipeline Project||23.08.2017|
|Construction of Osmancık-İskilip-Alaca-Çekerek Natural Gas Pipeline Project||03.10.2017|
|Construction of Oltu Natural Gas Pipeline Project||18.08.2017|
|Construction of Tanap-Eskişehir Natural Gas Connecting Line Pipeline Project||15.12.2017|
|Completion of Remaining Works of Sinop Natural Gas Pipeline Project||23.10.2017|
|Construction of Emirdağ and Şuhut-Sandıklı Natural Gas Pipeline Project||14.12.2017|
|Construction of Kelkit Natural Gas Pipeline Construction Project||17.11.2017|
|Pipeline Connection of FSRU to Main Transmission Natural Gas Pipeline Construction Project||08.12.2017|
|Construction of Marmara Ereğlisi LNG Terminal-Önerler Natural Gas Loop Line Project||16.02.2018|
|Construction of Gümüşhacıköy Natural Gas Pipeline||16.02.2018|
|Construction of Sarıkaya and Akdağmadeni Natural Gas Pipeline Project||09.03.2018|
|Modification of the Marine Structures for the Floating Storage and Regasification Units (FSRU)||12.04.2018|
|Additional Works of Marine Structures Modification for Floating Storage and Regasification Units (FSRU) Project||12.04.2018|
|Construction and Installation of Hanak Compressor Station Spare Unit Project||30.05.2018|
|Construction of Gördes and Gölhisar Natural Gas Pipeline Project||13.06.2018|
|Construction of Şabanözü OSB Natural Gas Pipeline Project||31.12.2018|
|Construction of Karapınar Natural Gas Pipeline Project||31.12.2018|
|Construction of Iğdır OSB Natural Gas Pipeline Project||31.12.2018|
|Construction of Şırnak-Cizre/Bozalan and Şırnak/Silopi PS3 Gendarmerie Headquarters and Service Buildings Project||04.11.2018|
|Construction of Erciş Natural Gas Pipeline Project||14.02.2019|
|Mardin – Derik - Dumluca Gendarmerie Headquarters and Service Buildings Construction Project||28.12.2018|
|Construction of Kulu and Şefaatli Natural Gas Pipeline Project||23.11.2018|
|Displacement of Konya-Ilgın (Çavuşçugöl) Natural Gas Pipeline Project||25.01.2019|
|Completion of Remaining Works of Lapseki Natural Gas Pipeline Project||15.02.2019|
|Project Name||Completion Date|
|Kırklareli Compressor Station||09.1998|
|Ambarlı Compressor Station||03.2001|
|Eskişehir Compressor Station-CS5||04.1998|
|Doğubayazıt Compressor Station||12.2003|
|Çorum Compressor Station||06.2008|
|Hanak Compressor Station – Türkgözü Metering Station||01.2009|
|Sivas Compressor Station||04.2009|
|Kırşehir / Mucur Compressor Station||05.2013|
|Erzincan Compressor Station||05.2013|
|Eskişehir Compressor Station||10.2015|