Kazakhstan Intergas Central Asia increases transportation in 2011
Kazakhstan, Astana, Feb.7 /Trend T.Nurmagambetov/
The total volume of gas transportation through the Kazakhstan Intergas Central Asia gas main amounted to 102.9 billion cubic metres in 2011, increased by three per cent compared to 2010, the company press service said.
The company's gas transportation plan was completed up to 110 per cent in 2011.
'The share of domestic gas transport amounted to nine per cent (9.6 billion cubic metres), the international transit of natural gas, 79 per cent (81.4 billion cubic metres) and transportation of gas for export, 12 per cent (11.9 billion cubic metres) all making up the total amount of gas transportation through the Intergas Central Asia gas main,' the statement said.
The volume of Intergas Central Asia capital self-investment reached 35.8 billion tenge ($240 million) in 2011. The proportion of investment in the production sector was 46 per cent of the total investment.
Intergas Central Asia was established in June 1997 to operate and manage Kazakhstan's main gas transmission infrastructure under a concession agreement. The company is a subsidiary of KazTransGas.
Intergas Central Asia manages the country's major gas transportation network over a total length of over 12,000 kilometres and an annual throughput capacity of up to 190bcm.
The firm also provides a set of measures on repair and modernisation of the domestic gas pipeline network for the international transit of natural gas and more efficient use of available assets of the pipeline system.