Gas transmission through both lines of TurkStream will be temporarily halted from the morning of June 23 till the morning of June 29 for annual maintenance and basic diagnostic works.
The annual shutdown of 2020 will take three days for maintenance works at the landfall facility in Anapa and six days for the works at the receiving terminal in Kiyikoy. Within this framework, annual maintenance of the equipment at both sites will be carried out and the emergency protection system and sensors will be checked.
The halt of the gas flow has been scheduled and agreed by all relevant parties including Gazprom PJSC, Gazprom export LLC, BOTAŞ, TürkAkım Gaz Taşıma A.Ş and the operating company of the pipeline, South Stream Transport B.V. in November 2019.
The transmission will be restored in accordance with received nominations from LLC Gazprom Export as soon as the maintenance works is complete.
TurkStream comprises of two parallel lines, the first line serving the Turkish market, and the second line reaching the Turkish-Bulgarian border for further transport of gas to Europe.