SOCAR uses 5.2 billion cubic meters of gas in January-May
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 3 / Trend /
In January-May, SOCAR used about 5.2 billion cubic meters of gas to meet the domestic needs of Azerbaijan and ensure export operations, a statement said.
About 4,5 billion cubic meters of the total volume of the gas was transferred to industrial facilities, population and "Azerenergy" (production and distribution of electricity in the regions of Azerbaijan), the report said.
The remaining amount was spent on export operations with Russia and Georgia, as well as for providing Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic with natural gas.
In January-May SOCAR delivered about 4.9 billion cubic meters of gas to the gas system of the country or 645.5 million cubic meters more than expected.
About 147,2 million cubic meters of gas were supplied as a part of "swap" transactions with Iran in January-May. In May, the figure was about 33 million cubic meters.