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PM: Azerbaijan is a Strategic Partner of Georgia


Azerbaijan is a strategic partner of Georgia and this policy remains unchanged, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has told journalists, while visiting Baku. The Prime Minister described as “nonsense” statements by some political rivals alleging that Georgia will review its energy trade with Azerbaijan with the prospect of purchasing natural …

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Georgia Sees no Alternative to Southern Gas Corridor Project

Georgia does not see any alternative to the Southern Gas Corridor project, David Oniani, advisor for strategic planning at Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation (GOGC) said. He made the remarks addressing the 3rd Azerbaijan and Caspian Sea Oil and Gas Week 2015 in Baku Sept.29. This project is the only …

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Southern Gas Corridor’s Realization in Georgia on Schedule

Mariam Valishvili

Realization of the Southern Gas Corridor project in Georgia is going on in line with schedule, Georgian Deputy Energy Minister Mariam Valishvili said in an exclusive interview with Trend Sept. 28. “The work schedule is being complied with, and there are no problems,” said Valishvili. “All the agreements have been …

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Georgia ups Gas Import from Azerbaijan

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Georgia’s natural gas imports from Azerbaijan increased by 14.1 percent in January-August 2015, the Georgian National Statistics Service reported. Georgia imported some 967,670 metric tons of natural gas of oil equivalent worth $201.76 million from Azerbaijan, the service’s foreign trade report for the aforementioned period said. In terms of quantity, …

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Number of SOCAR Gas Subscribers in Georgia Increases by over 10%

Gas pipelines with a total length of 1,100 km were built by SOCAR Georgia Gas across the country and 34,000 subscribers were supplied with gas in 2014, the Sputnik Georgia news agency said with reference to the message of the company Sept. 24. The number of SOCAR Georgia Gas subscribers …

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Iran Eager to Promote Relations with Georgian Parliament

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Speaker of Iran’s Parliament Ali Larijani referred to Georgia as a “good friend” for Iran, and voiced Tehran’s willingness to expand mutual cooperation with Tbilisi. Close ties between the two countries can prepare the grounds for the expansion of cultural and economic cooperation, Larijani said in a Wednesday meeting with …

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Iran will Export Gas Via Azerbaijan — Iran Communications Minister

Iran will cooperate with Azerbaijan on gas transportation to Europe through the ‘Southern Gas Corridor’, Iranian minister of information and communications technology, Mahmoud Vaezi said in an interview with Azerbaijani news agency Trend on August 20. Vaezi, who also co-chairs the intergovernmental commission of Iran and Azerbaijan for economic, trade …

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Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum Pipeline Blasted


The Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum (South Caucasus pipeline) gas pipeline’s section in the Sarikamis region of Turkey’s Kars province was blasted, Anadolu Agency reported on August 4. Gas supply through the pipeline has been suspended. The preliminary reports say the explosion occurred due to unknown reasons. The gas pipeline damaged in the explosion is operated …

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Iran: New Hope for Global Gas Seekers

Removal of international sanctions on Iran would be a great change on the market of which is holding the world’s highest crude oil reserves. But it’s not only crude oil Iran can supply – the country has the second biggest gas reserves in the world. According to BP’s Statistical Review …

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