Azerbaijan, Baku, September 20 /Trend, E. Ismayilov/
Azerigas Production Association of the Azerbaijani State Oil Company (SOCAR) will connect over 40 settlements to the distribution network in the process of increasing the level of gasification in Azerbaijan by the end of this year, the head of the Production Association Akbar Hajiyev told Trend on Friday.
According to him, current works on increasing the quality of the gas supply continues and the level if gasification in the country will be 90 per cent by year's end.
"Currently, the level of gasification in the country is nearly 88.7 per cent, but over 40 settlements will be provided with gas by year's end, which will allow this figure to 90%," he said.
The level of gasification in Baku is 100 percent, the head of the Production Association said.
In spite of progress, the level of gas consumers permanently increases and the Production Association will actively continue its works on gasification of the republic's new consumers, Hajiyev said.
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