Georgia sets date to transfer 30 regional gas distributing companies to Socar

Oil&Gas Materials 17 December 2008 20:11 (UTC +04:00)

Georgia, Tbilisi, Dec. 17 / Trend , N.Kirtskhalia / "Georgian Ministry of Energy will conclude on Dec. 20 an agreement with the Azerbaijani company SOCAR Energy Georgia on transfer of management of gas distribution networks," Georgian Energy Minister Alexander Hetaguri told Trend on Dec. 17.

"All technical issues have been agreed upon and the agreement developed. Now we only have to ink it," said the minister.

President of SOCAR (State Oil Company of Azerbaijan) Rovnag Abdullayev will arrive in Tbilisi for this purpose.

Management gas distributing companies will be transferred to SOCAR in order to provide the region with gas.

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