Explosion on the pipe in Dagestan has not prevented the export of Azerbaijani gas to Russia

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Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan.12 / Trend S.Aliyev, E.Ismayilov /

Explosion on the pipe in Dagestan has not prevented the continuation of the export of Azerbaijani gas to Russia. Azerbaijani gas continues to be exported via the Mozdok-Kazimagomed pipeline, Trend was told in the company SOCAR on Tuesday evening.

"Until 22:00 (Baku time) today, by this pipeline Azerbaijan transported volume of fuel at a cost of 1.7 million cubic meters per day. And after 22:00 - at a cost of 0.9 million cubic meters," said the company.

According to the SOCAR representative, after 22:00 reception of Azerbaijani gas was lowered from Russia's side.

As RIA Novosti reports citing the "Makhachkalatransgas" company's representative on Tuesday, at about 20.09 (Moscow time) in the Derbent region of Dagestan, in the area of gas pipeline Mozdok-Kazimagomed bomb exploded, the pipeline is damaged, a fire broke out. Now gas delivery in this area is stopped, firemen work at the place.

Azerbaijan delivers gas to Russia according to the contract, signed between the company SOCAR (State Oil Company of Azerbaijan) and "Gazprom". This year is expected to deliver 1.1 billion cubic meters of gas.

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