Baku.1 April. REPORT.AZ/ State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) starts funding its own equity in the project Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP).
Report informs referring to Cistran Finance, SOCAR and the Turkish company BOTAS have 88% stake in the project. BP intends to acquire the remaining 12% stake in the company.
TANAP project should start in 2018 to deliver gas to Turkey, and in 2020 - to supply gas to European consumers.
Companies Sicim-Yuksel-Akkord Adi Ortakligi, Tefken Insaat ve Tesisat AS and Fernas Insaat A.S were selected for the construction of the pipeline.