Development of Caspian transport infrastructure to be discussed in Baku late April

Oil&Gas Materials 24 February 2009 19:16 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 24 / Trend /

Further development of transport infrastructure, co-operation of the partner countries, who participate in the projects in the Caspian Sea, questions of trade on energy resources, logistic problems and their solution, analysis of the realizable and future oil and gas projects will be discussed on April 27-29 in Baku at the 3rd Caspian oil and gas commercial-transport conference.

The organizer of conference is British Confidence Energy. Trend news agency acts as information partners.

During the conference, reports will be delivered by the minister of industry and energy of Azerbaijan Natig Aliyev, president of SOCAR (State oil Company of Azerbaijan) Rovnag Abdullayev, director general of Nabucco GmbH Reinhard Mitschek, as well as representatives of Hellenic Petroleu, Transport Ministry of Azerbaijan, RusEnergy, Energy Charter Secretariat.  

The companies registered for the conference are Tengizshevroil (Kazakhstan), Statoil Hydro (Great Britain), Caspian Pipeline Consortium (Kazakhstan), Chevron (Azerbaijan), TOTAL (Azerbaijan), Mercuria Energy Trading (Russia) and others.

During their speeches, the leading energy experts will make estimation on the role which the hydrocarbon resources of Caspian Sea play and will play on the world market of energy resources in the short-term and medium-term outlook.

Caspian oil and gas commercial-transport conference is the area, which yearly brings together the leaders and specialists of oil and gas sphere. It contributes to the development and strengthening of international co-operation, and it is also an important information source in the region, where the strategic interests of the large energy consuming countries coincide.

The conference will be attended by more than 150 representatives of oil and gas sector from the Caspian countries - Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Russia, Iran; traditional regional partners - Turkey, Georgia, Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria, and also from the USA, European Union and the countries of the Asia-Pacific region.