Ashgabat is currently hosting the International Exhibition and Conference "Oil and Gas of Turkmenistan" (OGT 2022). The status event gathered more than 500 delegates from 45 countries of the world. On October 28, the popular news and analytical resource of the online radio Voice of the CIS presented one of the forum participants, the Executive Director of the TAPI Pipeline Company Limited consortium, Muhammetmyrat Amanov. The editorial interlocutor shared how a major energy project is being implemented.
According to the head of the consortium, TAPI is considered to be the grandiose project that has ever been carried out in this region of Asia. The total length of the gas pipeline will be 1,814 kilometers. The highway will run through the territories of Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.
At the initial stage, TAPI's commodity base will be the giant Galkynysh field. The reserves of this reservoir were estimated by independent analysts at 27 trillion cubic meters of natural gas.
In his narration, Muhammetmyrat Amanov highlighted the fact that it was Turkmenistan that became the main inspirer of the project. Through the targeted efforts of the Turkmen side, the project has been transformed and moved to the practical stage. In addition, the head of the consortium noted that the authorities of the participating countries support the project.
Muhammetmyrat Amanov also highlighted the fact that contacts with subjects that are interested in the development of TAPI took place at the venue of the event. The editors called these business exchanges logical, since the gas pipeline will provide direct assistance to the participating countries in solving many significant socio-economic issues and will affect the strengthening of peace and prosperity in the region.