EIA in accordance with Russian legislation

The TurkStream pipeline starts on the Russian coast near Anapa and runs through the Black Sea for nearly 230 km in Russian waters before crossing to the Exclusive Economic Zone of Turkey.

Pipelines are a safe, convenient and efficient way to transport natural gas from source to destination. TurkStream offers a reliable energy supply for Turkey and the wider region with its capacity to deliver 31.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas annually.

The Russian sector of the pipeline has been developed entirely in line with national permitting requirements to ensure that both the onshore and offshore sections of the Project are assessed from an environmental and social perspective.

Available data

The Project has also benefited from the data available from the extensive surveying and approved EIA for the South Stream Offshore Gas Pipeline project. Communities in the Anapa region near the landfall, along with NGOs and other interest groups, were engaged with as part of the social assessments.

With a thorough design and assessment process, the Project has sought to minimize any impacts on the environment and local communities and put in place mitigation measures in its implementation.

All documents related to the Environmental Impact Assessment in Russia can be found in the Document Library.

EIA in Turkey

Approximately 700 km of the offshore pipeline lies within the Turkish Exclusive Economic Zone and Turkish waters, along with the onshore facilities in the town of Kiyikoy in the Thrace region.

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EIA in Turkey

Approximately 700 km of the pipeline lies within the Turkish Exclusive Economic Zone