the First deliveries of gas to Hungary through the pipeline “Turkish stream” will begin in late 2021 to early 2022, said the Ambassador of Russia to Hungary Vladimir Sergeev.
“the Hungarian government has long and consistently supported the idea of diversification of gas supply routes, being against the politicization of this sector, and reaffirms strategic interest in the speedy implementation of the project “Turkish stream,” said Sergeyev in an interview with RIA “Novosti”.
the Parties are working to expand the capacity of the transmission system and the compressor capacity in October 2019 carried out a binding reservation.
“the First deliveries of gas to Hungary through the “Turkish stream” is planned to be implemented in late 2021 to early 2022, it is Expected that Hungary will be able to receive annually from the South of 9.75 billion cubic meters of gas, 6 billion cubic meters for its own needs and 3.75 billion cubic meters — for further transit,” — said Sergeyev.
“Turkish stream” gas pipeline from Russia to Turkey, laid under the Black sea, with a design capacity of 31.5 billion cubic meters of gas per year. Deliveries through the pipeline began on 1 January 2020, the opening Ceremony of the “Turkish stream” was held on 8th January in Istanbul, the presidents of Russia and Turkey.