In 2013 the export of gas to SCP increased by 17.5% - to $ 4.7 bln cubic meters.
Natural gas exported via the pipeline SCP produced from offshore gas condensate field "Shah Deniz" in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea. Gas being supplied to Georgia and Turkey.
The contract to develop the field "Shah Deniz" was signed in Baku on June 4, 1996 and ratified by Milli Majlis on October 17 of the same year.
Member companies of "Shah-Deniz" are: BP (operator, 28,8%), Statoil (15,5%), SOCAR (16,7%), LUKoil (10%), NICO (10%), Total (10 %) and TPAO (9%).