In 2017 Georgia will never buy Russian gas and satisfy 96% within the domestic demand only by Azerbaijani gas. Minister of one\’s energy Kakha Kaladze asserted that Agreement signed with Gazprom enables america to buy Azerbaijani gas by way of the money raised from Russian propane transit to Armenia.
\”We may buy natural gas in Iran, however, at this stage, we now have taken decision to improve volumes from Azerbaijan. Our agreement with Gazprom will be valid for a couple of years. In two years we\’ll have stronger positions, because we\’re going to have got a gas storage tank. Shah Deniz project is going to be finished, in which we can receive additional volumes and we\’ll convey more leverages to communicate with Gazprom\”, Kakhi Kaladze said.
According into the balance licensed by the Energy Minister, Georgia will receive 2.327 billion cubic meters of gas main from Azerbaijan.