BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 2. Gazprom Kyrgyzstan, which is a subsidiary of the Russian PJSC Gazprom, has invested 30 billion soms ($348 million) in the modernization and restoration of the Kyrgyz gas sector, since 2016, Arzymat Aldayarov, Deputy Director General at Gazprom Kyrgyzstan, told journalists, Trend reports referring to Kyrgyz media.
According to him, for the last 8 years, Gazprom Kyrgyzstan has been dealing with the supply and sale of natural gas in the country.
The operation of Gazprom in Kyrgyzstan is based on an
intergovernmental agreement. As of today, Gazprom has fulfilled all
the terms of the document, including works on restoration and
modernization of the country’s gas sector, including the
construction of 112 kilometers of the
Bukhara-Tashkent-Bishkek-Almaty Gas Pipeline, running from
Uzbekistan to Kyrgyzstan, as well as reconstruction of four gas
distribution stations and 67 kilometers of the Bishkek-Kant-Tokmok
As a part of the Gazprom Kyrgyzstan investment program, over 1,100 kilometers of gas distribution networks have been built in the northern part of the country.
Gazprom’s representative noted that due to the company operations, in 2022, gasification in Kyrgyzstan amounted to 38 percent, compared to 22 percent in 2014. At the moment, gas has been connected to 45,000 households.