Azereigas to Purchase 5.6bln cu m of Gas in 2008

Oil&Gas Materials 9 February 2008 13:34 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 9 February / Trend / In January 2008, Azarigas CJSC purchased about 517bln cu m of gas against 628mln cu m in January 2006, State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) reported. The forecast on gas supply to the distribution network exceed 5.6bln cu m.

SOCAR is the key gas supplier in the country. In January 2008, SOCAR supplied 297,6mln cu m against 391mln cu m in 2007. In 2008, SOCAR intends to supply to Azerigas more than 3.4bln cu m of gas.

About 90.8mln cu m of gas was transported to gas transported system of the country from Azari-Chirag-Gunashli field in January against 220mln cu m in January 2007.

About 128,5mln cu m of gas was transported to Azerigas system from Shah-Daniz field in January 2008 against 13.84mln cu m in January 2007. Totally, 1,541bln cu m of gas will be transported from the field in 2008.