Azerbaijan called Russia to meet transit gas supply obligations

Oil&Gas Materials 27 July 2006 14:43 (UTC +04:00)

By the end of 2006 Azerbaijan agrees to pump 4mln ton of oil via Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline (northern route), Trend reports quoting SOCAR high official.

Official outlined 2.6mln ton had been pumped via this pipeline as of July 1, 2006. В"For this reason we would like to call Russia to meet its obligations on transit gas supplies to AzerbaijanВ", he said.

During January-June 2006 Gazexport of Russia delivered 2.325bn m3 of gas. Due to scheduled maintenance at the pipeline in Dagestan the gas supply has been suspended.