20 billion cubic meters of gas annually: Azerbaijan signed an important agreement with the EU

Azerbaijan is expected to increase natural gas supplies to the EU from 8.1 billion cubic meters in 2021 to the expected 12 billion cubic meters in 2022 already now.

The EU and Azerbaijan are in favor of an accelerated transition to energy from renewable sources / photo from UNIAN
The EU and Azerbaijan are in favor of an accelerated transition to energy from renewable sources / photo from UNIAN

The head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, signed a memorandum on strategic partnership in the energy sector with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in Baku.

Von der Leyen wrote about this on Twitter. 

The Memorandum of Understanding on the Strategic Energy Partnership contains a commitment to double the capacity of the Southern Gas Corridor to supply at least 20 billion cubic meters of gas to the EU annually until 2027.play video

Azerbaijan is expected to increase natural gas supplies to the EU from 8.1 billion cubic meters in 2021 to the expected 12 billion cubic meters in 2022 already now.

The Memorandum states that the EU and Azerbaijan are in favor of an accelerated transition to energy from renewable sources and the fight against harmful emissions into the atmosphere.

(C)UNIAN 2022

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