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    (Wikipedia) - The Tabrizu2013Ankara pipeline is a 2,577-kilometre (1,601 mi) long natural gas pipeline, which runs from Tabriz in North-West Iran to Ankara in Turkey. Tabriz–Ankara pipeline For proposed pipeline from Iran to Europe, see Persian pipeline. Tabriz–Ankara pipeline Location Country Iran, Turkey General direction south–north From Tabriz, Iran Passes through Erzurum To Ankara, Turkey General information Type natural gas Partners National Iranian Oil Company, BOTAŞ Commissioned 2001 Technical information Maximum discharge 14 billion cubic meters per year The Tabriz–Ankara pipeline is a 2,577-kilometre (1,601 mi) long natural gas pipeline, which runs from Tabriz in North-West Iran to Ankara in Turkey. Contents 1 History 2 Technical features 3 See also 4 References History The construction of pipeline started in 1996 after signing a gas deal between Turkish and Iranian governments. The gas deal was signed on 30 August 1996. The pipeline was commissioned on 26 July 2001. The Iran-Turkey pipeline has been blown up several times by PKK terrorists. On 1 January 2008 Iran reduced gas supplies to Turkey and on 7 January 2008 gas supplies were stopped because cut-off gas supplies from Turkmenistan. The supplies were restored on 27 January 2008. The supply was cut-off again in February 2008 because of bad weather conditions. Technical features The Turkish section, operated by BOTAŞ, cost US$600 million. The Turkish annual import consists normally 11 billion cubic meters of natural gas. In Erzurum, the South Caucasus Pipeline is linked to the Iran-Turkey pipeline.

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