ARMENIA GETS GAS RELIEF AFTER MUDSLIDE
United Press International UPI
April 29 2010
YEREVAN, Armenia, April 29 (UPI) — Gas transmission to Armenia is
expected to resume this weekend following pipeline repairs on damage
caused by mudslide, energy companies said Thursday.
Gas transits to Armenia from Russia were disrupted when a mudslide
damaged a section of the pipeline Wednesday.
The Georgian Oil and Gas Corp., an operator of the North
Caucasus-Transcaucasion pipeline, said the Gadauri-Kobi leg of the
pipeline was damaged, causing regional disruptions to Russian gas
Russian energy giant Gazprom said regional gas supplies weren’t
affected because of reserve supplies in underground storage facilities,
Russian news agency ITAR-Tass reports.
The Georgian gas company said supplies should resume through the
pipeline within three days.
From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress