Azerbaijan's gas distribution system to jump

Oil&Gas Materials 18 October 2011 15:04 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 18 / Trend , E.Ismayilov /

Based on its own figures, 12.62 billion cubic meters of gas will be delivered to the Azerbaijan's gas distribution system in 2011 compared to 12.32 billion cubic meters in 2010, a source at the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) told Trend.

He said: "These volumes will be designed to meet the domestic requirements of industrial enterprises, power generation plants and domestic use, as well as SOCAR's own export obligations.

Last year SOCAR supplied 11.51 billion cubic meters of gas to the country's gas system Additionally about 804.2 million cubic meters of gas was drawn from the country's underground storage facilities to ensure the gas industry plants and consumers agreements are met.