SOCAR increases gas pumping into underground gas storages
Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 20 / Trend /
SOCAR pumped about 1.95 billion cubic meters of gas into two underground gas storages of Azerbaijan compared to1.4 billion in 2008, the company said. In 2009, the company planned to pump about 1.8 billion cubic meters of gas into the underground gas storages.
The process of pumping gas into gas storages was completed on Nov.17.
At present, Azerbaijan has two underground storage facilities: Garadagh and Kalmazskoe.
According to the gas pumping schedule the company pumped about 1.16 billion cubic meters of gas into the Kalmaz gas storage and 795.3 million cubic meters of gas (at 235.5 million cubic meters more compared to 2008) into the Garadag gas storage.