Stretched across the Black sea to Turkey gas pipeline “Blue stream” is closed from mid may of this year. Of the nearly two-month simple according to Reuters.
the Agency directly from three sources became aware of the fact that it went on maintenance and had to return to operation in late may. However, he never resumed work.
the Reason is that Turkey has enough volume of gas from Turkish stream, so it makes no sense to use two of the pipeline, the publication suggests.
Earlier it was reported that by the end of March, Russian gas deliveries to Turkey fell seven times compared to the same period last year with 1,418 billion to 210 million cubic meters. Russian gas was not necessary for the country due to a sharp increase in supplies of liquefied natural gas (LNG).
“the Blue stream” — the existing gas pipeline between Russia and Turkey, laid under the Black sea. Commercial deliveries of Russian natural gas through Blue stream to Turkey started in February 2003.