SOCAR paid AZN 129 million 56 thousand to the State Budget in December 2016 which is AZN 53 million 736 thousand (171,3%) more than the same period of 2015. For January-December 2016, SOCAR transferred AZN 1 billion 395 million 421 thousand to the State Budget. Besides, the Company’s payment to the State Social Protection Fund amounted AZN 12 million 666 thousand in December. As a whole, the January-December payments to State Social Protection Fund totalled AZN 144 million 417 thousand which is AZN 5 million 119 thousand (103,7%) more compared to the same period of 2015.
Maintenance and repair works started at main gas pipeline
A fire broke out at 1000-mm Sangachal - Gazimammad main gas pipeline, on January 10 at about 20.45 pm. Gas pipeline was localised to extinguish the fire, and the gas supply has been redirected to another wire. No problem reported with gas supply of the consumers. Maintenance and repair works have been started on the pipeline.