President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdymukhamedov signed a document at Friday's meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers according to which the state concern "Turkmengaz" will update its production base and purchase new equipment to increase the output of liquefied gas.
The presidential decree provides for modernization of the Bagazhdan complex for purification and production of LNG. These measures should also help to increase natural gas production at the Bagazhdja field in Turkmenistan.
Liquefied natural gas is in growing demand in the GTSBT. On average, the market price of blue fuel per 1 ton keeps at the $500 mark.