Turkmenistan has developed "rules for gas supply to the population of Turkmenistan" and "rules for gas use by enterprises and organizations in Turkmenistan" in order to bring them in line with the requirements of the time. This was announced today at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers by Deputy Prime Minister Myratgeldi Meredov, reporting on the steps taken to implement the "program for the development of the oil and gas industry of Turkmenistan for the period up to 2030".
These documents define the provisions on payment (cash and non-cash), accounting for the volume of gas released, the rights, obligations and responsibilities of the parties. There are measures aimed at ensuring the safe operation of gas supply facilities, preventing the independent laying of gas pipelines, and the use of gas equipment that does not meet technical standards.
In this regard, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov stressed that one of the key aspects of Turkmenistan's economic strategy is the efficient and rational use of the country's rich hydrocarbon resources.
The head of state pointed out that it is necessary to systematically increase the production of "blue fuel", to keep under constant control the issues of gasification of housing and communal services, industrial enterprises and instructed to widely introduce modern energy-saving technologies and systems for accounting for natural gas consumption in the industrial and social spheres, the state news Agency of Turkmenistan reports.