ARMROSGASPROM: RUSSIAN GAS SUPPLY TO ARMENIA RESTORED TO FULL
ARKA News Agency
Aug 21 2007
YEREVAN, August 21. /ARKA/. Russian gas supply to Armenia has been
restored to the full at 1:00am on August 21, Press Secretary of
Russian ArmRosgasprom CJSC Shushan Sardarian told ARKA agency.
The interruption in the gas supply occurred on Monday due to planned
maintenance and repair works on Northern Caucasus – Transcaucasia
gas main in Georgia, Sardarian said.
According to her, currently intense recovery works are under way on
the main pipeline. "The Georgian gas and transport company reported
about an opportunity to resume gas supply to Armenia to the full –
3mln cubic meters per day – bypassing the section under repair,"
the Press Secretary said.
Yesterday Sardarian told ARKA agency that the Russian gas supply to
Armenia and Georgia will be ceased for six days due to the repair on
the gas main. According to her, during the period Armenian consumers
will be supplied from Abovian underground gas storage.
ArmRosgasprom CJSC holds the monopoly for supply and distribution of
Russian gas on the domestic arket of Armenia. The gas is delivered
to Armenia through Georgia.
The company was founded in 1997. Its capital currently makes
$398.8mln. The shareholders are Gasprom OJSC (57.59%), Armenian
Ministry of Energy (34.7%) and Itera oil and gas company (7.71%).
From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress