SOCAR to boost gas supply in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 30 / Trend E.Ismayilov /
Work to enhance the gasification level and the quality of the gas supply in Azerbaijan is proceeding at a fast pace on schedule, the Azeriqaz production association told Trend.
According to Azeriqaz, gasification is underway across the country. In particular, the gas supply will be launched to several villages in the Fizuli and Agdam regions in the short run.
"Work on gasification is carried out at heightened pace," Azeriqaz stated.
According to the production association, gasification level in the country will be increased to 95 percent on the basis of ongoing works implemented by Azeriqaz.
"This indicator will be reached in 2013," the company stated.
As of November 1, the number of gas users in Azerbaijan is 1 444 156. Some 1 426 415 subscribers account for a group of population with 17 741 falling to the share of others.
Some 650 875 of gas customers reside in Baku (641 413 of the population group), 793 281 (785 002 of the population group) living in the other parts of the country.
Azeriqaz production association deals with transport and distribution of gas in Azerbaijan.