SOCAR reveals volume of gas supplies to Georgia
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept.25
By Leman Zeynalova – Trend:
Georgian subsidiary of Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR (SOCAR Georgia) has supplied more than 972 million cubic meters of gas to Georgia in the first eight months of 2019, Ibrahim Ahmadov, deputy head of the SOCAR public relations and events department, told Trend.
Moreover, he noted that in the first eight months of 2019, SOCAR Georgia imported about 156,000 tons of oil products to Georgia, including 122,500 tons being imported from Azerbaijan.
SOCAR exports gas extracted at Azerbaijani fields through its own funds to Georgia without participation of foreign companies. Moreover, Georgia receives Azerbaijani gas extracted at Shah Deniz offshore field with participation of SOCAR and foreign companies.
Presently, SOCAR is the major supplier of natural gas, oil and oil products to Georgia. SOCAR’s subsidiaries are engaged in expansion and modernization of the country’s gas distribution systems, development of filling stations under SOCAR’s brand and have an oil terminal in Georgia’s Kulevi Black Sea Port, which supplies Azerbaijani oil and oil products to the world markets.
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