BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 18
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
The volume of gas supplies from Russia to Georgia in 2020, according to preliminary results, amounted to about 0.2 billion cubic meters, Russian energy giant Gazprom told Trend.
According to the balance of natural gas approved by the Georgian Ministry of Economy, Georgia will purchase 200 million cubic meters of Russian gas in 2021.
Georgia will buy Russian gas from the Gazprom Export. The share of Russian gas in the country's gas supply is 7.32 percent.
Georgia will cover about 92 percent of its gas demand from gas purchased from Azerbaijan.
According to the forecast of the Ministry of Economy, in 2021 the consumption of natural gas in Georgia will grow by 186 million cubic meters and will reach 2.73 billion cubic meters.
Local production of natural gas this year will amount to 11 million cubic meters, which will provide only 0.4 percent of the total gas consumption in Georgia.
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