Georgian PM, BP Group Chief Executive discuss Shah-Deniz-2 project

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Tbilisi, Georgia, June 5

By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and BP Group Chief Executive Robert Dudley discussed the major energy projects in Tbilisi on June 4 being implemented in the region.

In particular, the implementation of Shah-Deniz-2 new phase was discussed, the head of the Georgian government told Trend on June 4.

"We informed Garibashvili about the implementation of this ambitious project," Dudley added. "This is one of the world's largest projects, which envisages gas supply from Azerbaijan through Georgia to Turkey, Greece, Albania."

He added that he inspected the construction work on the territory of Georgia on June 4.

"Some 2,000 jobs will be created in Georgia in the near future while constructing the gas pipeline," Dudley added.

Dudley stressed that he was impressed by the changes in the country.

BP Group regional director Gordon Birrell, head of the office of the company Alexander Cook, head of BP Group in Georgia Christopher Schluter, Georgian Economy Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili and Deputy Energy Minister Mariyam Valishvili attended the meeting.

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