Intergas Central Asia increases gas transportation
Kazakhstan, Astana, Nov. 2 / Trend A. Maratov /
The total volume of gas transported via Intergas Central Asia's trunk pipelines reached 73.2 billion cubic meters in January-September of this year, the company reported.
"The total volume of gas transported via Intergas Central Asia's trunk pipelines reached 73.2 billion cubic meters within the first nine months of this year, including the volume of domestic transport at 5.8 billion cubic meters, the volume of international natural gas transit at 57.9 billion cubic meters, and the volume of gas transported for exports at 9.5 billion cubic meters. The total amount hit 111 percent compared to the same period last year," the company said.
The company added that next year's plan is to reach the 2009 figure of 94 billion cubic meters.
Intergas Central Asia was established in June 1997 to operate and manage Kazakhstan's main gas transmission infrastructure under a concession agreement. Intergas Central Asia is a subsidiary of KazTransGas. Intergas Central Asia manages the country's major gas transportation network, with a total length of over 12,000 kilometers and an annual throughput capacity of up to 190bcm.