Georgia ups gas export from Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 12 / Trend E. Ismayilov /
At present, Azerbaijan exports 2 million cubic meters of gas per day to Georgia, a source on the Azerbaijani oil and gas market said.
"The volumes of gas transported from Azerbaijan to Georgia hit 2 million cubic meters per day," a source said.
Azerbaijan and Georgia signed an agreement in November 2008 to create the possibility of intensifying SOCAR's activity on the Georgian gas market over the five years after 2009. According to the memorandum, SOCAR created the subsidiary SOCAR Georgia Gas to realize the project. It provides some groups consumer gas (social groups) determined by the Georgian government.
SOCAR and the Georgian government signed an agreement to transfer 30 gas distribution networks covering different regions in Georgia in late December 2008.