The TAPI Pipeline: Expectations and Realities

Behrouz Ghezel

The TAPI Pipeline: Expectations and Realities

  The total length of the TAPI gas pipeline will be 1814 kilometers scheduled to start from Galkynysh gas field in Turkmenistan, and pass through Afghanistan and Pakistan to reach Fazilka district in India. This pipeline, in addition to its economic advantages, has been important, and received attention, because it is planned to be realized in an area which is highly “interesting for security actors”. The part of the route (774 kilometers) in Afghanistan runs ...