Azerbaijan imports over 11,000 pipes in Jan.

Oil&Gas Materials 18 March 2010 17:50 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, March 18 / Trend /

Azerbaijan imported more than 11,120 tons of different metallic pipes in January 2010, being less by 15.4 percent compared to the same period of 2009 to operate onshore and offshore.

Pipes worth $11 million or 73.1 percent less than the same period of 2009 were imported, the Azerbaijani state statistical committee said.

SOCAR (State Oil Company of Azerbaijan) holds onshore and offshore oil and gas operations in the country. The company operates on oil and gas fields of Azerbaijan, both independently and jointly with foreign companies.

Azerbaijan has 57 oil and gas fields and 18 of them are offshore.