3/12/2008

Ankara Mayor: "Gas company privatization will be transparent"

Today's Zaman - The process for the privatization of Baskent Gaz Dagitim is nearing completion amid interest exhibited by both foreign and domestic energy companies. Ankara Metropolitan Mayor Melih Gokcek said yesterday the company offering the best price will get Ankara Gaz Dagitim, which delivers natural gas to Ankara and its suburbs. He emphasized that the tender will be transparent and smooth. Baskent Gaz has more than 1 million subscribers, a number that increases every day, Gokcek said, adding that gas delivery is currently around 3 billion cubic meters and is expected to double in 10 years.