Azerbaijan increases gas reserves in underground storage facilities
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 30 /Trend S.Aliyev/
State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) pumped about 1 billion cubic meters of gas into underground gas storage facilities in Azerbaijan since the beginning of gas pumping season, a source in SOCAR told Trend.
There are two underground gas storage facilities in Azerbaijan - Kalmaz and Garadagh.
At present, the volume of gas in underground storage facilities of the country is about 2.2 billion cubic meters.
Daily volume of gas pumped into the underground storage facilities is more than 15 million cubic meters.
As a result of the withdrawal season, the volume of gas remaining in the underground facilities in Azerbaijan amounted to 1.18 billion cubic meters. About 592.66 million cubic meters of the total amount of gas remaining accounts for Garadagh, 590.9 million cubic meters - Kalmaz.