Changes underway in structure of Azerbaijani gas operator

Oil&Gas Materials 13 February 2014 18:51

Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 13

By Elchin Ismayilov - Trend:

Zagatala regional operational gas department has been established in order to optimize the expenditures of Azerigaz Production Association (PA) of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR), the production association told Trend on Feb. 13.

The Azerigaz PA is engaged in the distribution and sale of natural gas to consumers in Azerbaijan.

The production association said that the Zagatala regional department is the first authority to be established as part of the reforms conducted in the production association's structure.

Regional department has united Sheki, Zagatala, Oguz, Balaken and Gakh operational gas stations.

"These changes are conducted in order to optimize expenditures, and such structural changes will continue in the future," the production association said.

In 2013, the Azerigaz PA supplied the population with more than 2.2 billion cubic meters of gas.

As of January 1, 2014, the number of subscribers of the Azerbaijani gas operator amounted to 1,647,906.

Some 1,628,076 subscribers out of the total number of subscribers account for households, and 19,830 subscribers are other categories of consumers.

Translated by E.A.

Edited by C.N.