Azerbaijan, Baku / corr Trend U.Ismayilova / On 14 November Azerbaijani Presdient Ilham Aliyev instructed the State oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) to provide the country's oil and gas complex with advanced equipment in a meeting dedicated to the state of energy sector, as well as preparations for winter.
During the meeting the President committed the relevant state and government bodies to cover fully the demand for energy resources, and pay attention to the gas production. The President also stressed the necessity of measures for increasing the gas reserves at storages to 3bln cu m.
According to the President, the production of hydrocarbons reserves in the Caspian brings huge revenues to the country. Over the subsequent years the national oil and gas sector will bring tremendous revenues, promoting the investments, significant infrastructure changes, as well as strengthening of energy potential.
Attending the gathering were Rovnag Abdullayev, the President of SOCAR, Etibar Pirverdiyev, the President of Azerenerji, Alikhan Malikov, head of Azeriqaz, Yashar Hasanov, the head of Azeristiliktehcizat, Baba Rzayev, the head of Bakielektriksebeke, and Natik Aliyev, the Ministry for Industry and Energy.