Purchases of Turkmen gas started in January 2004 under the contract between Gazprom Export and the State Concern Turkmengas. In 2016–2018,  no purchase of Turkmen gas was performed. It was resumed on 15 April 2019, when a contract with State Concern Turkmengas for purchases of Turkmen gas through 30 June, 2019 was signed.

Since 1 July 2019, Turkmengas and Gazprom signed a new 5-year mid-term contract for purchase of 5.5 bcm gas per year.

In 2019, the volume of gas purchased from Turkmenistan  amounted to 4 bcm.