Miller: Turkey has become the second largest demand for Russian gas in 2015

Miller: Turkey has become the second largest demand for Russian gas in 2015


In 2015, Gazprom increased gas export to far abroad to 159,4 billion cubic meters. The volume of demand for Russian gas took first place, Germany second – Turkey.

MOSCOW, 13 Jan. Turkey by the end of 2015 took the second place in terms of demand for Russian gas after Germany, has informed journalists the Chairman of the Board “Gazprom” Alexey Miller.

“In terms of demand for Russian gas in 2015, Turkey has taken the second place after Germany,” said Miller.

“Gazprom” by the end of 2015 has increased the volume of gas export to foreign countries to 159,4 billion cubic meters, which is 8% more than in 2014.

The volume of deliveries to Germany 2015 for the year increased by 17.1%, reaching a record of 45.3 billion cubic meters, in Italy — increased by 12.6%, France — by 36.8%, in the UK by 10.2%, Austria — by 11.5%.

By the end of 2014, Turkey took the second place on deliveries of Russian gas with a volume of 27.3 billion cubic meters after Germany (38,7 billion cubic meters).