Shah Deniz Stage 2, Azerbaijan

110 mboed net annual average production, net to BP

Status: On track

The Shah Deniz Stage 2 project entails several elements. These include drilling and completion of 26 subsea wells and construction of two bridge-linked offshore platforms. The subsea wells are grouped in five clusters, three of which are in deep water, and all five clusters will produce via flowlines to the platform hub. 

Hydrocarbons will be exported to shore via two 32” diameter gas export lines and a 16” condensate line. Onshore, new processing and compression facilities installed  at the Sangachal terminal near Baku, Azerbaijan. 

An expansion of the existing South Caucasus Pipeline system and two new pipelines, the Trans Anatolian Gas Pipeline (TANAP, BP share 12%) and the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP, BP share 20%) will carry gas almost 2,200 miles - delivering energy to Georgia, Turkey, Greece, Bulgaria and Italy.

Shah Deniz 2 plans to produce an additional 565 billion standard cubic feet per year of gas (at plateau) and has a designed condensate rate of 105,000 barrels per day.
Location Azerbaijan
Operator BP
Partners BP (28.8%), SOCAR (16.7%), PETRONAS (15.5%), Lukoil (10%), NICO (10%), TPAO (19%)
Project type Conventional gas
Peak annual average production
~310 mboed (gross)
~110 mboed (net)

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