Prices for additional gas to supply to Georgia from Shah Deniz field are the main theme for conversation with Azerbaijan and Turkey. В"We shall provide additional gas to ensure energy securityВ", - Georgian Energy Minister Nika Gilauri told Trend.
Georgia is going to go on with consultations July 13, when heads of states meet at the ceremony on commissioning BTC pipeline. In the better case, the issue will be solve already in July, otherwise they might be delayed to September.
В"According to the existing agreement, Georgia shall receive 250mln m3 of gas a year as a transit fee, but this I not enough and we are going Рџto raise our share to 1.5 to 2bn m3 a yearВ", - he said.
At the moment Georgia is considering here variants of gas supply to Europe - Kazakhstan-Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey-Austria, Kazakhstan-Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey -Greece-Italy and Kazakhstan-Azerbaijan-Georgia Black Sea-Ukraine. В"Last variant suggests the possibility of erection of liquefied gas terminal both in Ukraine and GeorgiaВ", - he said.