More than half of total amount of gas supplied to subscribers falls to Baku

Oil&Gas Materials 21 April 2010 19:11 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, April 21 / Trend, E. Ismayilov /

Currently, the amount of gas supply of SOCAR (State Oil Company of Azerbaijan) to subscribers in Azerbaijan amounts to 12 million cubic meters a day, Azerigas Production Unit of SOCAR Company said.

According to PU, some 6.6 million of cubic meters of gas (55 percent) of the total amount of gas supplied throughout the country fall to Baku, and 5.4 million cubic meters is supplied to the country's regions.  

Baku is the largest consumer of gas in Azerbaijan. For example, approximately 2.45 billion cubic meters of domestic gas was given to the gas system of the city in 2009, which is similar to the indicator of 2008.

In summer daily gas supply in Baku is about 3-4 million cubic meters, while in winter the figure rises to 10-13 million cubic meters.