Azerbaijan resumes gas import from Russia

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22 November 2017

SOCAR and Gazprom reach an agreement to resume gas supply to Azerbaijan starting November 22.

 

The agreement was signed on November 21.

 

According to the agreement, SOCAR will import 1.6 billion cubic meters of gas from Russia.

 

In July 2017 SOCAR President Rovnag Abdullayev and Gazprom head Alexei Miller discussed gas export from Russia to Azerbaijan.

 

Gazprom exported gas to Azerbaijan in 2000-2006. After launch of Shahdeniz field, gas import from Russia was halted.

 

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