Posted: 27.09.2023 17:08:00

Uzbekistan to start buying Russian gas from October 1st

Uzbekistan plans to start importing Russian gas from October 1st, TASS reports


According to the press secretary of Uzbekistan’s Energy Ministry, Hasan Toshkhojayev, Russian gas supplies to the country will begin on October 1st in line with the plans. He added that all the necessary infrastructure and gas pipelines are ready to receive high-pressure gas.

Earlier, Uzbekistan signed a two-year contract with Gazprom for the supply of natural gas to the republic. Under the agreement, the annual volume of imports should be about 2.8bn cubic metres.