In gas pumping season of this year (as of November 1) 2 219 648 cubic metres of gas was pumped to underground gas storehouses, the source operating in oil and gas sector told APA-Economics.
Note that there are two underground gas storehouses in Azerbaijan. The capacity of Galmaz and Garadagh underground gas storehouses is 3,5 bln. cubic metres. These storehouses belong to SOCAR.
Thus, according to the source, 1 249 607 thousand cubic metres gas pumped during the season has belonged to Garadagh and the rest of it to Galmaz gas storehouse.
As of November 1 of this year 2 989 123 thousand cubic metres gas accumulated in underground gas storehouses. 1 645 268 thousand cubic metres of this volume has accumulated in Garadagh, the rest volume in Galmaz gas storehouses, according to the source.
“Gas pumping season is still being continued,” the source added.
Note that SOCAR plans to reach capacity of underground gas storehouses 5 bln. cubic metres.