BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 31. Southern Gas Corridor is an important tool to provide energy security and energy diversification, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said at the official opening ceremony of the 28th International Exhibition "Oil and Gas of the Caspian Sea" and the 11th Caspian International Exhibition "Energy and Green Energy" - Caspian Power at the Baku Expo Center, Trend reports.
"We feel ourselves as part of the huge transformation process, transformation in energy sector, and of course, Azerbaijan wants here also not to be left behind. We want to be among the front runners when it comes to the area of renewables.
And I’m glad to see that more companies who are involved in renewable sources of energy production are present at our event and, I am sure, as the time passes, number of these companies will be more and more. So, we started building the oil pipeline, and investing with our partners in oil fields, then gas pipeline and gas fields. Southern Gas Corridor is our joint historical achievement, 3,500 kilometers integrated pipeline system, which is an important tool to provide energy security and energy diversification," President Ilham Aliyev said.