SOCAR President Rovnag Abdullayev: “Azerbaijan will itself sell gas to European countries”

SOCAR President Rovnag Abdullayev: “Azerbaijan will itself sell gas to European countries”
# 06 April 2011 12:48 (UTC +04:00)
According to him, Greece has purchased gas from Azerbaijan since 2007: “However, Turkish BOTAS Company was reexporting, now negotiations on this issue are being conducted among BOTAS, Geek DEPA and SOCAR”.

SOCAR President says the contract on gas sale to Greece will be signed with Azerbaijan and Azerbaijani side will engage in gas export.

He also noted that, negotiations on Azeri gas sale were being conducted with some countries of Europe ands Azerbaijan would itself sell this gas.

He noted that, 6 bcm of gas is planned to be exported to Turkey, 10 bcm of gas to European countries, within the Shahdeniz II. However, the gas extraction and exportable gas are expected to be increased, in the future.

Besides, exploration works in Absheron is expected to be completed.

Beside, SOCAR holds talks with partners on Contract of the Century about exploitation of Deep Gas project.
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