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22.01.2014 SOCAR upgrades Azerbaijan’s gas transportation infrastructure in 2013

The Azerigas Production Association of Azerbaijan's state energy company SOCAR constructed 9048.1 kilometres of gas pipelines in 2013 to enhance the capacity of the gas transportation infrastructure, Azernews reported on January 21.

22.01.2014 Azerbaijan’s SOCAR increases oil production in 2013

State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) produced over 8.31 million tons of oil from onshore and offshore fields of the country compared to 8.24 million tons in 2012, SOCAR said on January 21, Trend has reported.

21.01.2014 Azerbaijan: TAP consortium to invite bids for construction works in late 2014

Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) consortium will invite bids for the construction and ancillary works for the project in late 2014 and early 2015, Trend reported on January 20, citing Greek media.

20.01.2014 Azerbaijani oil and gas production up in 2013

Some 43.1 million tons of oil and gas condensate were extracted in Azerbaijan in 2013 compared to 42.98 million tons in 2012, the State Statistics Committee said on January 17, Trend has reported.

16.01.2014 Azerbaijan stops gas deliveries to Russia

Azerbaijan has suspended gas deliveries to Russia, APA reported on January 15, quoting Russia’s Gazprom company.

Gas delivery was suspended for technical reasons at 10.00 on January 13. It is not known when gas delivery will be resumed.

16.01.2014 Azerbaijan’s SOCAR buys 10% of Romania’s SOCAR Petroleum

Azerbaijan's state energy company SOCAR purchased the remaining 10 percent in SOCAR Petroleum SA from the Romanian shareholders, Azernews reported on January 15, citing SOCAR Petroleum.

15.01.2014 BP to start oil production at Chirag in Azerbaijan in January

The first oil within the Chirag Oil Project is planned to be produced by late January 2014, British BP, which is the operator of the project, told Trend Agency on January 13, Azernews reported on January 14.

14.01.2014 Azerbaijan switches oil export from Russian to Turkish pipeline

Azerbaijan's state energy company SOCAR decided to transport oil through the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline instead of the Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline, Trend reported on January 13.

13.01.2014 Azerbaijan’s SOCAR drills horizontal well in Caspian Sea

Azerbaijan's state oil company SOCAR has commissioned the first horizontal well in the shallow-water part of the Guneshli field in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea, Azernews reported on January 10.

13.01.2014 Russia’s Transneft suspends part of Baku-Novorossiysk oil pipeline

Russia’s oil transportation company, Transneft, continues works to suspend a part of the Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline between Makhachkala and Baku due to Azerbaijan’s lack of initiatives to sign a commercial agreement on transit of oil, a representative of the transport mo