Ambassador: Bucharest considers Azerbaijani liquefied gas supply project to Europe

Oil&Gas Materials 24 March 2010 15:03 (UTC +04:00)

Georgia, Tbilisi, March 24 / Trend N. Kirtskhalia /

Romania is interested in implementing a project to transport liquefied gas from Azerbaijan via the Georgian port of Poti, Romanian Ambassador to Georgia Dan Mihai Barliba told Trend today.

"The project is being discussed in Bucharest. Romania expresses hope for its realization," the ambassador said.

He stressed that the project envisages constructing a special terminal for processing liquefied gas in Kulevi.

The gas will be transported from Azerbaijan and supplied to Europe through the Poti Port.

"It is a very interesting and necessary project. Its realization will benefit all parties - Romania, Azerbaijan and Georgia," the Romanian ambassador said.

Today, the Ninth International GIOGIE-2010 Gas, Energy and Infrastructure Exhibition is being held at the Radisson Hotel.

GIOGIE is a leading forum in the energy sector in Georgia. It has been held annually since 2002. Over 300 delegates will attend the event this year. Representatives of the Azerbaijani, Turkish, Kazakh and Ukrainian governments will participate, among others.