Gazprom Export and the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) reached an agreement to resume natural gas supplies to Azerbaijan. A contract to that effect was signed in Moscow on November 21, 2017. Gas supplies are to start on November 22, 2017. It is planned to deliver a total of 1.6 billion cubic meters of Russian gas to Azerbaijan under the contract.
“We have a long history of partnership with Azerbaijan in the field of natural gas trading. It is encouraging to see this relationship flourish and move to the next level,” said Elena Burmistrova, Director General of Gazprom Export.