YEREVAN, January 16. /ARKA/. A total of 650,495 subscribers were connected to gas supply system in Armenia as of January 1, 2014, the press office of ArmRosgasprom reported.
Actual number of gas users (population) rose by 11,944 in 2013, of the 1,701 users in December, according to the report.
ArmRosgasprom hold monopoly for supply and distribution of Russian gas across Armenia. The company was founded in 1997. Following their negotiations Armenian and Russian presidents signed an agreement on December 2 2013 envisaging increase of Russian Gazprom’s share in ArmRosgasprom from 80% to 100%. –0—