Azerbaijan, Baku, 10 September / Trend corr. A.Badalova/ The Caspian region will play a key role to meet the oil demand of Europe, head of the European Commission Department for International Energy Loran Muschel said at an international conference Oil & Gas Potential of Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan on 9 September.
According to Muschel, domestic oil production in Europe will be falling. Oil demand growth will rise in the region by 50mln tons by 2020.
"The Caspian region will play a key role in this context," he said.
The EU representative noted Europe's adherence to diversification and voiced a wish to closely cooperate with Azerbaijan.
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