Azerbaijan injects a record-high volume of gas into underground gasholders

Azerbaijan injects a record-high volume of gas into underground gasholders
# 24 October 2008 10:29 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Elbrus Seyfullayev – APA-Economics. Azerbaijan’s national gas company AzeriGaz has achieved a record-high gas injection into the underground gasholders.
Alikhan Malikov, Director of the Comoany, said 1.35 billion cubic meters of gas has been injected into the gasholders for winter.
“This stockpile of natural gas allows us to provide the population with uninterrupted supply in winter,” he added.
Azerbaijan has two major underground gasholders – Garadagh and Galmaz – which total capacity is about 2 billion cubic meters.
Azerbaijan uses 13 billion cubic meters of gas a year for domestic consumption.
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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED