YEREVAN, August 21. /ARKA/. Gas supplies to Armenia are suspended as from August 20 due to a breakdown on the gas main, the website of Gazprom Armenia reported.
Georgian gas transport company has officially notified Armenia of the suspension of supplies via Georgia as from 23:45 on Wednesday August 20 due to breakdown on Northern Caucasus- Transcaucasia trunkline, according to the report.
Yet, Gazprom Armenia will ensure the full supply to consumers from reserve stock, says the company’s statement.
Gazprom Armenia that is 100% affiliate of the Russian Gazprom is engaged in gas line installations across the country and holds monopoly for distribution of Russian gas supplied via Georgia. The major gas ground storage in Abovyan was built in 2007 for energy security reasons. –0--