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Azerbaijan stops gas imports with none planned for 2019

Azerbaijan stopped importing gas from Russia at the end of Q1 2018 and from Turkmenistan at the end of Q3 2018 as a result of its increasing domestic production
By Staff reporter 19 November 2018 0 33349

Azerbaijan stopped importing gas from Russia at the end of Q1 2018 and from Turkmenistan at the end of Q3 2018 as a result of its increasing domestic production, Rahman Gurbanov, vice president of State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic, told Azerbaijani news agency Turan on Monday.

The country has imported 1.6 billion cubic metres of gas so far in 2018, 24% less than the volume imported in 2017 as a whole, Gurbanov said. He added that Azerbaijan does not plan to import...