Thursday, November 03, 2005
Russian company cuts down gas delivery to Azerbaijan
02 November 2005 [15:14] Today.Az - In the period from January to October 2005 Gasexport ltd, a branch company of Gasprom, has delivered 3.78 billions cubic meters of gas to Azerbaijan against 3.93 billion cubic meters over 10 month of 2004, Azeriqaz JSC told Trend. According to an official at Azeriqaz, in October 2005 Gasexport delivered to Azerbaijan 293.6 million cubic meters of gas, or 53.6 millions cubic meters more than in September 2005 and 151.4 million cubic meters more than in October 2004. This year the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan plans to purchase 4.5-5 billion cubic meters of gas from Gasexport at $60 per 1000 cubic meters. The natural gas is transported to Azerbaijan via the Shirvanovka-Gazimahommad pipeline. "In compliance with the schedule, we were to receive 279 million cubic meters of gas in October, while the company received only 293.6 million cubic meters," informed Azeriqaz.