Friday, 20 August 2010

SOCAR to supply 95 per cent of Azerbaijan with natural gas by 2013

The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan's (SOCAR) President Rovnag Abdullayev has said that the company plans to supply 95 per cent of the country with natural gas by 2013.

"The rehabilitation of old gas systems in underway in all regions. The task of provision of gas to frontline regions by the end of this year is set to us by the president of the country. And we consider that 95 per cent of Azerbaijani lands will be gasified by 2013,” said Abdullayev.

SOCAR currently holds restoration works in 57 regions. The expansion works will ensure functioning of 8 compressor aggregates and the station capacity will grow from 1.2m³ to 5m³.

Source: News Azerbaijan

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