Middle East Economic Survey


No 4



Azerbaijan Doubling Gas Exports To Russia

The Vice-President for Geology and Geophysics at Azerbaijans state firm Socar, Koshbakht Yusifzade, told Azeri Press Agency on 19 January that Azerbaijan had begun to implement its pledge to double gas exports to Russia. Under the agreement, Socar is raising gas supply to Russias North Caucasus provinces to 1.5bn cu ms in 2011 from a level of 799.8mn cu ms in 2010. Meanwhile, Socar...