Baku, Azerbaijan, June 19
Russia’s Gazprom (global energy company) is ready to meet Azerbaijan’s demands in gas import in the needed volumes, Alexey Miller, head of Gazprom said.
He made the remarks at the business meeting with the president of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR), Rovnag Abdullayev during the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
The meeting participants discussed the further development of cooperation in the sphere of energy, TASS reported June 19.
“In connection with the increase in domestic gas consumption in Azerbaijan and the country’s economic growth, Gazprom is ready to meet Azerbaijan’s demands in gas import in the needed volumes,” said Miller.
Currently, Gazprom has a contract (with the possibility of extension) on purchasing Azerbaijani gas signed October 14, 2009. The contract between SOCAR and Russia’s Gazprom allows suspending and resuming gas supplies at any time.
Edited by CN
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