Tuesday, October 31, 2006
Rovnag Abdullayev - One Shah Deniz well to be commissioned in October
21 October 2006 [12:48] - Today.Az – "Delay of the production of Shah Deniz gas is related to marine activities. The wells and pipeline to Sangachal terminal are ready." SOCAR Rovnag Abdullayev told reporters, APA reports. Abdullayev said that one of the wells will be commissioned in October. "The gas will be delivered in November after some tests. The part of pipeline up to Georgia has been filled with gas. Turkish part is not ready yet. We will receive Shah Deniz gas even if Turkish is unready to take the gas." He said that construction of Sangachal-Gazimammad gas pipeline has commenced. The construction will be completed in 2007. "With this Azerbaijan's gas transmission system will be ready to receive Shah Deniz gas." SOCAR forecasts to get 1.4bn cu m of gas from AIOC next year. "Besides, 500m cu m of gas will be delivered to the State. This production will rise to 1bn cu m next year. After completing gas collection system in Guneshli Field we will deliver 2 bn more cu m of gas in 2008," he said.