SOCAR imported 1,761 mcm of gas from Iran in 2017, the State Oil Company said.
In 2016, the volume of imports from Iran began in late October and amounted to 298.4 mcm. Thus, in 2017, gas imports from Iran grew 5.9 times.
“At the same time, 270 mcm of gas was delivered to the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic (NAR) of Azerbaijan,” the company said.
In 2017, SOCAR also imported 349 mcm of gas from Russia. On November 21, 2017, Gazprom Export and SOCAR signed a contract in Moscow to supply gas to Azerbaijan. The deliveries began on November 22, 2017.