On 21 May 2006, the commissioning gas was pumped to the pipeline from the Sangachal Terminal. First deliveries through the pipeline commenced on 30 September 2006. Deliveries of gas from Shah Deniz gas field started on 15 December 2006.
On 12 August 2008, the pipeline operator BP closed the pipeline for the safety reasons because of the South Ossetia conflict.
The diameter gas pipeline runs in the same corridor as the Baku–Tbilisi–Ceyhan pipeline. It is long, of which is laid in Azerbaijan and in Georgia. The pipeline has a potential of being connected to and producers through the planned .
The first aim of pipeline is to supply Turkey and Georgia. As a transit country, Georgia has rights to take 5 % of the annual gas... Read More