Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 21 / Trend /
The Sate Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) carried out a repair work on the 3,736-meter stretch of the 1220-mm Astara-Kazimagomed pipeline in January-September, the company reported. SOCAR transports gas to Iran through this pipeline under the swap operations to meet the needs of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic.
The company also carried out a repair work on the 400-meter stretch (at the crossing of the Velvelechay River) of the 122 - millimeter Mozdok-Kazimagomed pipeline. In addition, the reconstruction work was done to replace the input and output directions of the Siyazan compressor station. The station has already been commissioned.
A 325-mm pipeline Gedabek-Novosaratovka lengths 32.4 kilometers was laid to ensure uninterrupted gas supply to the country's western regions. Also, the company carried out work on improving the technical condition of the main gas pipeline to ensure the gas transfer via the transport system between the Garadan gas distribution station and the Kazimagomed gas compressor.
During the report period, the company repaired 40 kilometers of gas pipelines, as well as constructed a 720-mm pipeline length 20 kilometers for gas transporting and pumping under 55 atmospheres pressure into the Kalmaz underground gas storage facility.
The construction of a 1020 - millimeter pipeline is also under completion. The pipeline is constructed for the high pressure transportation of gas received by the central installations of the Sangachal terminal from the Azeri Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli and Shah Deniz fields.
Production Union Azerigas of SOCAR carries out the work on improving the country's gas transportation system.