The project, which is the starting point for the Southern Gas Corridor series of pipelines, has started on time.
The pipeline will compete with the Russian-built TurkStream pipeline for the supply of gas to Turkey, as well to southern Europe in the near future.
PENETRON technology used to maximise the durability of the concrete elements of the ongoing pipeline upgrades.
The pipeline forms part of the Southern Gas Corridor, an EU project designed to lessen dependence on gas imports from Russia.
UTEC has appointed Bill Hickie as Business Unit Director of its Middle East and Caspian operations, and been awarded geophysical survey contracts in Saudi Arabia.