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TurkStream restarts after planned maintenance works

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Gas transmission through both lines of TurkStream has started again following the completion of annual maintenance works. The pre-scheduled annual shutdown of 2020 had been planned to last six days in total, and was completed on June 28, Sunday, 12 hours ahead of schedule.

TurkStream restarts after planned maintenance works

Gas flow was resumed in the morning of 29 June. Gas shipped from Anapa at 5:00 am started to be delivered to the first line of TurkStream at 9:00 am and to the second line at 10:00 on the Turkish territory.

During the period of the shutdown, the annual maintenance of the equipment has been conducted at both Anapa and Kiyikoy facilities. The annual maintenance checks are performed for emergency response system, automation system and relevant mechanical equipment. TurkStream personnel involved for these works showed higher efficiency teamwork in order to successfully complete the works and restart the gas flow on time.

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.

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