The two-day 25th Turkmenistan Oil and Gas International Conference opened on the 28th in Ashgabat, the capital of Turkey. Affected by the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the conference was held in a combination of online and offline methods.
The theme of this conference is “Turkmenistan Energy Diplomacy-The Guarantee of Regional Energy Security and Sustainable Development”. Turkmen President Berdymukhamedov stated in his congratulatory letter to the conference that the energy and fuel industry is a strategic part of Turkmenistan’s economy.
At present, Turkey is accelerating its integration into the global energy system and realizing the diversification of energy supply and output routes. The natural gas extracted in the country has been exported to Europe, Southeast Asia and other regions and neighboring countries in Central Asia.
Turkmenistan’s deputy prime minister in charge of fuel and energy affairs, Meratgerdi Meredov, said at the opening ceremony that the total length of 1,840 kilometers, the natural gas pipeline connecting Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India is under construction. , 214 kilometers of pipeline laying in the territory is about to be completed.
After completion, the annual gas transmission capacity of the energy pipeline will reach 33 billion cubic meters, which will make an important contribution to regional economic development and progress. Meledov also pointed out that China is currently the largest importer of Turkmenistan’s natural gas.
Turkmenistan exports about 40 billion cubic meters of natural gas to China each year through pipelines.
According to the agenda of the conference, participants will conduct extensive discussions on topics such as energy diplomacy and energy security, global energy market development trends, oil and natural gas monetization, energy investment