Russian gas company Gazprom said in a written statement that it has received through diplomatic channels a survey permit for two pipes of the TurkStream gas pipeline offshore section in Turkish territorial waters.
The statement cited Gazprom‘s CEO Alexey Miller as he highlighted the constructiveness and promptness on the part of the company’s Turkish partners, adding that TurkStream gas pipeline project is progressing at commendable speed. In early September, Gazprom announced that it has obtained the first permits from Turkish authorities for the TurkStream gas pipeline project, after the talks on the project have been resumed this summer. Prior to this, Miller and and Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Berat Albayrak discussed the possibilities to accelerate the TurkStream gas pipeline project and it was agreed to finalize the required permissions in order to implement the TurkStream project as soon as possible.
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