Turkmengas joins TAPI gas pipeline consortium

Turkmengas joins TAPI gas pipeline consortium; Turkmengas, Turkmenistan’s state-run gas company, has joined with its counterparts in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India in a consortium that will build, own and operate the planned 1,800-kilometre Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) natural gas pipeline. The pipeline will export up to 33 bn m³ of natural gas a year from Turkmenistan to the three countries that lie to its southeast. Turkmenistan has the world’s fourth-largest proven gas reserves. AKI Press