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04.10.2013 New Well Commissioned in Guneshli

The Azerbaijani state company SOCAR has commissioned a well in the shallow part of the Guneshli field.

Well No 259 had been drilled from offshore structure No 14, said SOCAR. The daily production rate after maintenance amounts to 80 tons of oil.

20.09.2013 SOCAR Ready To Take Over Shah Deniz Obligations in 2036

If Azerbaijan does not extend its contracts to develop the Shah Deniz gas condensate field with its foreign partners after 2036, the state oil and gas company SOCAR is ready to take on those responsibilities, SOCAR CEO Rovnag Abdullayev said.

18.09.2013 Bryza in Works with Turkish Company to Build Pipeline

Turkey’s Turcas Holding company has submitted a $2.5 billion offer to Israel for the construction of a 470-kilometer pipeline between Israel and Turkey.

17.09.2013 Greek-Azeri Gas Deal To Be ‘Mutually Beneficial’

Greece will become the first European Union country to receive natural gas from Azeri reserves through the so-called South Stream, i.e. the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), according to the head of the Azeri state-run firm SOCAR, Ibrahim Abdullayev.

05.09.2013 SOCAR President Receives Afghan Delegation

On September 4, SOCAR President Rovnag Abdullayev received the Afghan delegation led by Afghanistan's Mines and Petroleum Minister Wahidullah Shahrani.

03.09.2013 SOCAR To Close Emergency Well In Bulla-Deniz Platform

Works on rectifying the consequences of the accident that took place at platform #90 the Bulla-Deniz field were continued on September 1.

27.08.2013 SOCAR, BP-Azerbaijan Achieve Environmental Goals

On August 23, SOCAR and BP-Azerbaijan, operator of oilfield block Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli, have successfully completed gas flaring reduction project at Chirag field, SOCAR reported in a news release.

20.08.2013 SOCAR Drafts Schedule To Rectify Accident At Bulla-Deniz Field

Under the instruction of SOCAR President, the Commission was set up to eliminate the accident followed by gas show at the exploration well #90 at Bulla-Deniz field.

01.08.2013 BP, SOCAR, Total And Fluxys Join The TAP Project

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) today announced that BP, SOCAR and Total - members of the international consortium developing the giant Shah Deniz field in Azerbaijan - have exercised their options to join the Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG.

24.07.2013 SOCAR President Rovnag Abdullayev Visits Albania

On July 23, the delegation led by SOCAR President Rovnag Abdullayev paid a working visit to Albania and held meetings with Albanian Prime Minister Sali Berisha and leader of Socialist Party, winner of recent parliamentary elections, Edi Rama.