Kazakh company ups gas transportation
Kazakhstan, Astana, July 23 / Trend D. Mukhtarov /
Kazakh company "Intergas Central Asia" increased the volume of gas transportation through trunk gas pipelines by 1 percent in the first half compared to the same period of last year (0.4 billion m3). The volume of gas flow was 51.1 billion m3, the company said today.
"The plan of gas transportation has been executed by 104 percent," the press-service reported.
According to the press-service, the share of domestic transportation of gas in the total volume of gas transportation through trunk gas pipelines of "Intergas Central Asia" hit 11 percent (5.5 billion m3), the international transit of gas - 78 percent (39.8 billion m3 ), transportation of gas for export - 11 percent (5.8 billion m3).
"Moreover, "Intergas Central Asia" takes measures to repair and modernize the domestic gas pipeline network to ensure the international transit of natural gas and use the existing assets of the pipeline system more efficiently," the report says.
Thus, Intergas Central Asia's capital investments at its own expense amounted to 19.437 million tenge (149.51 tenge = $ 1), including 19.169 million tenge in the production sphere in the first half. The growth amounted to 8.653 million tenge, or by 1.8 times more compared to the same period of 2011. The volume of capital investments at Intergas Central Asia's own funds is envisaged to the amount of 38.343 million tenge in 2012.
"Intergas Central Asia" was established in July 1997. The company manages the gas pipeline system in Kazakhstan. It is a member of a group of KazTransGaz companies. The company operates a network of gas pipelines, stretching over 14,000 kilometers with an annual capacity of up to 190 billion cubic meters of gas.