Over 650,000 consumers provided with gas meters in Baku
Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 18 / Trend E.Ismayilov /
As of Nov. 1, some 1.443.188 million consumers in Azerbaijan were provided with gas meters in Azerbaijan compared to 1.428.112 consumers as of Oct.1, Azerigas production association of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) said on Saturday.
According to the information, 1,425,447 consumers provided with gas meters fall to the population's categories, while the remaining 17,741 fall to consumers from other categories.
In Baku, the number of consumers among the population provided with the meters is 640,857, other consumers - 9,462. The remaining 784,590 meters fall to consumers from the population's category in other regions, and 8,279 meters fall to other users.
Around 650,319 consumers have been provided with gas meters in Baku, while the figure was 792,869 in the regions.
As of Nov. 1, the number of meters, working on the basis of smart cards, installed at consumers' houses is around 502,000 units.
Azerigas Production Association of SOCAR deals with issues of transportation and sale of gas in Azerbaijan.