Over 180 settlements gasified in Azerbaijan during 2012
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 16 / Trend, E. Ismayilov /
SOCAR's Azerigaz Production Association gasified 184 settlements in 2012, SOCAR said today.
Azerigaz deals with gas transportation and distribution in Azerbaijan.
According to the report, some 119,527 new subscribers were provided with gas during this period.
Some 408 settlements were provided with gas during the production association's project under SOCAR. The number of new subscribers provided with gas reached 315,524.
During 2012, much attention was paid to the gasification of settlements located in the frontal region and in border areas. The gasification process in Azerbaijani Agdam and Gazakh regions was fully completed in 2012, the report said.
The gasification process will be fully completed in Azerbaijan in 2013. Operations will be completed to improve the gas supply, in particular, repairs on old lines and the construction of new ones.
Until the end of this year, gasification will be increased to 95% compared to the current 80%.