Ukraine offers Azerbaijan to participate in LNG-terminal construction (PHOTO)
Azerbaijan, Baku, April 19 / Trend E.Ismayilov /
Ukraine invited Azerbaijan to participate in the LNG-terminal construction, which is scheduled to be completed by 2015, said the Head of the Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Ministry's Department for oil, gas, peat, petroleum industry and alternative fuels, Igor Kiryushin, on Tuesday in Baku.
Kiryushin said Ukraine seeks to receive 5 billion cubic meters of liquefied gas by 2015. Moreover, the Ukrainian side is ready to cooperate with Azerbaijan in the framework of the LNG-terminal construction on the Georgian port of Kulevi, which, in turn, will be constructed under the AGRI project. Azerbaijani gas is stipulated to supply Romania.
Azerbaijani Industry and Energy Deputy Minister Natig Abbasov said the Ukrainian side expects to receive minimum 2 billion cubic meters of liquefied gas from Azerbaijan by 2015.
A joint meeting of the Azerbaijani-Ukrainian working group on cooperation in the energy sector opens in Baku today.