Azerbaijan will start gas export to Russia by yearend

Azerbaijan will start gas export to Russia by yearend
# 15 September 2009 07:18 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Rashad Suleymanov – APA-Economics. Azerbaijan plans to start exporting gas to Russia by the yearend, said Rovnag Abdullayev, President of SOCAR.

He added that the country will launch gas exports in accordance with an agreement with Gazprom.

“Pipeline overhaul is under way. This work will be complete by the yearend,” he noted.

According the agreement, Azerbaijan will export at least 500 million cubic meters of gas per annum to Russia at the initial phase.
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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED