BP starts production in fifth well at West Chirag platform in Azerbaijan

January 30, 2014

BP, project operator for the development of the Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli offshore fields' block, announced the start of oil production in the fifth well at the West Chirag platform, head of BP Azerbaijan Gordon Birrell said at a briefing on January 29, Trend has reported.

“Oil production started in completely safe conditions," Birrell said.

On behalf of the company Birrel congratulated the leadership of the republic, SOCAR (State Oil Company of Azerbaijan) and all involved parties in the project.

"In total, the company has built eight platforms in the Caspian Sea," head of BP Azerbaijan said.

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