Azerbaijan to upgrade underground gasholders capacities to 5 billion cubic meters

Azerbaijan to upgrade underground gasholders capacities to 5 billion cubic meters
# 20 September 2008 10:14 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Rashad Suleymanov-APA-Economics. About 20 wells have been repaired within the scope of gasholder upgrade project, said Rovnag Abdullayev, President of State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR).
“A new compressor station is being built at present. New compressors will be purchased from Russia in November. We plan to inject more than 2 billion cubic meters of gas into the gasholders after repair, “he noted.
According to him, the capacities of the underground gasholders will be enhanced to 5 billion cubic meters after Phase 2 of the Program that will be completed late 2009.
Abdullayev also noted that an underground gasholder is being constructed in Nakhchivan MR to store about 300 million cubic meters of gas in reserve.
There are two gasholders in Azerbaijan – Galmaz and Garadagh. It is planned to inject 1.4 billion cubic meters of gas this year.
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