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  • 17 March 2011

      On March 10, SOCAR President Mr. Rovnag Abdullayev received Mr. Matthew Bryza, the US Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Azerbaijan. Saluting the guest, Mr. Abdullayev wished him success in his future activities. Mr. Bryza said he would make every effort to contribute to developing the Azerbaijani-US relations by mentioning that last years of his […]

  • 27 January 2014

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Iran is ready to transfer its experience in oil and gas sectors to its northern neighbor. In a meeting with his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, Rouhani stated that Iran and Azerbaijan share numerous affinities, which explains why Azerbaijan’s […]

  • 24 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday in Krasnaya Polyana Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Rovnag Abdullayev, President of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) signed in the presence of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Azerbaijani President Ilkham Aliev an addendum to the effective purchase and sale contract for the Azerbaijani natural gas. Pursuant to […]

  • 27 December 2013

    The Gazprom headquarters hosted yesterday a working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Company’s Management Committee and Rovnag Abdullayev, President of the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR). The meeting addressed the status of cooperation in the energy sector, particularly focusing on the terms and conditions of natural gas supplies from Azerbaijan […]

  • 12 October 2012

    SOCAR President Rovnag Abdullayev met with Statoil delegation. They talked about energy projects carried out in Azerbaijan and expressed confidence in successful development of joint oil and gas projects. Welcoming the guests, Mr. Abdullayev emphasized that SOCAR and Statoil have a longstanding useful cooperation. Statoil delegation was led by executive vice presidents Lars Christian Bacher […]

  • 17 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    On Friday,January 14, SOCAR President Mr. Rovnag Abdullayev received the delegation led by Mr. Rune Bjørnson, Executive Vice President of Statoil on natural gas. Saluting the guests, Mr. Abdullayev congratulated them on occasion of the Christmas and New Year, and expressed his best wishes. SOCAR President spoke of the development of Azerbaijan’s economy, in particular, […]

  • 21 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Gazprom headquarters hosted today a working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Company’s Management Committee and Rovnag Abdullayev, President of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR). The parties discussed bilateral cooperation in the energy sector and appreciated the efforts taken by Gazprom and SOCAR for maintaining gas supplies from Azerbaijan to […]

  • 23 December 2014

    BP and Azerbaijan’s SOCAR have signed a new production sharing agreement (PSA) to jointly explore for and develop potential prospects in the shallow water area around the Absheron Peninsula in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea. This new agreement is part of the government’s plan to ensure that all of Azerbaijan’s offshore areas are fully explored. The PSA […]

  • 4 February 2013

    Azerbaijan’s state-controlled oil and gas exploration and production company, SOCAR, has allocated $4 billion for the construction of four new offshore drilling rigs, Bloomberg has reported, quoting Rovnag Abdullayev, the president of SOCAR. According to the news agency, at a meeting in Baku, Abdullayev said that up to fifteen thousand people will participate in the […]

  • 28 June 2013

    Wood Mackenzie, a global energy and mining research and consultancy group, today praised the BP-led Shah Deniz consortium’s decision to transport Caspian Sea gas through the Trans Adriatic Pipeline to the heart of Europe. Still, Wood Mackenzie added that Azerbaijan could be facing difficulties when it comes to the future increase in gas exports as it doesn’t […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    BP and Socar, the state oil company of the Republic of Azerbaijan, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to jointly explore potential prospects in block D230 in the North Absheron Basin in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea. As part of the government’s plan to ensure that all of Azerbaijan’s offshore waters are […]

  • 22 August 2017

    Gazprom’s head Alexey Miller discussed the issues of related to the natural gas supplies to Azerbaijan with Rovnag Abdullayev, president of the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR).

  • 16 January 2011

    On January 14, SOCAR President Mr. Rovnag Abdullayev received the delegation led by Mr. Rune Bjørnson, Executive Vice President of Statoil on natural gas. Saluting the guests, Mr. Abdullayev congratulated them on occasion of the Christmas and New Year, and expressed his best wishes. SOCAR President spoke of the development of Azerbaijan’s economy, in particular, […]

  • 12 June 2017

    Azerbaijan’s Energy Minister Natiq Aliyev died in a Turkish hospital last week after experiencing heart problems.  The Azerbaijani authorities said last week that Aliyev died several days after being transferred to the Florence Nightingale Clinic in Istanbul where he was being treated. Initially, he was admitted to the Central Hospital for Oil Workers in Baku […]

  • 24 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    Saint Petersburg hosted today a working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Rovnag Abdullayev, President of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR). The parties addressed the results of cooperation in 2010. Gazprom and SOCAR agreed that the joint efforts to supply natural gas from Azerbaijan to Russia had […]

  • 23 January 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Saint Petersburg hosted a working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Rovnag Abdullayev, President of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR). The parties addressed the results of cooperation in 2010. Gazprom and SOCAR agreed that the joint efforts to supply natural gas from Azerbaijan to Russia had been […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A joint venture between Socar and KBR has been awarded a Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) contract for the topsides of the Absheron early production project in the Caspian Sea offshore Azerbaijan.

  • 12 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    On October 11, SOCAR President Rovnag Abdullayev met with Statoil delegation led by executive vice presidents Lars Christian Bacher and Eldar Saetre. Welcoming the guests, Abdullayev emphasized that SOCAR and Statoil have a longstanding successful cooperation. Talking about the energy projects carried out in the country, SOCAR President said Azerbaijan supported South Corridor project that […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Statoil and SOCAR took a step forward in strengthening their cooperation by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly explore and develop the Zafar-Mashal structures in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea. The agreement was signed in Baku, by Rovnag Abdullayev, President and CEO of SOCAR (the State Oil Company of the Republic […]

  • 9 April 2013

    Statoil and SOCAR took a step forward in strengthening their cooperation by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly explore and develop the Zafar-Mashal structures in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea. The agreement was signed in Baku by SOCAR (State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan) president and CEO Rovnag Abdullayev […]

  • 16 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Gazprom headquarters hosted yesterday a meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Company’s Management Committee and Rovnag Abdullayev, President of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR). The parties tackled the Gazprom and SOCAR cooperation issues surrounding the gas supplies from Azerbaijan to Russia. The meeting participants highly appreciated the results of bilateral […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Geological & Assistance Services (GAS), a provider of marine surveys, has been appointed to perform survey and positioning support activities for the Chirag Oil Project (COP) 2016, in the Caspian Sea offshore Azerbaijan.  The award was given to GAS’ Azerbaijan Branch as part of the frame agreement awarded by Saipem for the provision of survey services in […]