Major events in caspian countries' oil and gas industry for last week (Jan. 22-26)

President Aliyev meets with Chevron Corporation VP

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with Vice President of Business Development for Chevron Corporation Jay Pryor in Davos.

Jay Pryor congratulated President Ilham Aliyev on the extension of the contract on the joint development of the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli fields. Hailing the partnership between Chevron and Azerbaijan, Jay Pryor expressed his confidence that this cooperation will continue successfully.

President Ilham Aliyev once again noted that a favorable investment climate was created in the country, describing Azerbaijan as a reliable partner.

President Aliyev meets with LUKOIL president

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with President of Russian LUKOIL company Vahid Alakbarov in Davos.

They discussed LUKOIL`s successful activity in Azerbaijan, noting that the company has been investing in the country for more than 20 years. They underlined that LUKOIL-SOCAR relations are developing successfully, and exchanged views over directions of future cooperation.

SOCAR expands filling stations’ network in Romania

Azerbaijan's state oil company SOCAR has increased the number of its filling stations up to 39 in Romania, the Romanian media outlets reported Jan. 22.

Reportedly, SOCAR has put into operation the second filling station under its own brand in the city of Brașov, which is one of the main tourism centers in Romania.

Currently, SOCAR filling stations operate in 18 regions of Romania.

SOCAR is the sole producer of petroleum products in Azerbaijan. The company also has filling stations in Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine and Switzerland.

President Ilham Aliyev meets with Saudi energy minister

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of Saudi Arabia Khalid Al-Falih in Davos.

Khalid Al-Falih extended King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud`s greetings and respect to the head of state. The Saudi minister said the King was satisfied with the recent letter of the Azerbaijani President.

In his letter, President Ilham Aliyev expressed his deepest respect to the King and Saudi Arabia, and noted that he is ready to expand partnership and cooperation between the two countries. Hailing the bilateral political ties, the head of state underlined prospects for expanding relations and cooperation in the fields of economy, energy security and trade.

They discussed cooperation within OPEC and collaboration between SOCAR and Saudi Aramco. President Ilham Aliyev thanked for the greetings of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and asked the minister to extend his greetings to the King of Saudi Arabia.

President Aliyev meets with Statoil CEO

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev met with Statoil CEO Eldar Sætre in Davos Jan. 24.

President Ilham Aliyev attends oil and gas panel within forum in Davos

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev attended an oil and gas related panel as part of the World Economic Forum in Davos on Jan. 24.

An exchange of views was held on prospects of oil and gas industry during the session, which was attended by heads of state and government, experts, scientists and heads of the world's leading energy companies.

President Aliyev meets BP CEO Dudley in Davos

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev met with Chief Executive Officer of BP Robert Dudley in Davos on Jan. 24.

The importance of the extension of the contract on the development of the Azeri, Chirag and Gunashli fields was emphasized. They noted that this year will see the extraction of the first gas from the Shah Deniz-2 field and the launch of TANAP pipeline.

During the meeting, the issues related to prospects for oil production in Azerbaijan were discussed.

President Ilham Aliyev invited Robert Dudley to pay a visit to Baku.

SOCAR to export Russian oil products

Azerbaijan's state oil company SOCAR will soon begin to export Russian oil products from the Black Sea port of Tuapse city, a source in the company told Trend.

SOCAR signed a deal with the Vienna-based Cetracore Energy oil trading company and its shareholder, Russia's Rosneft oil company.

"According to the terms of the deal, SOCAR will act as an off-taker of oil products from the port of Tuapse, and by the end of this month, SOCAR will ship the first cargo of about 100,000 tons of vacuum gas oil, most part of which will be sent to Greece," the source said.

The source noted that this week, SOCAR also intends to ship 60,000 tons of naphtha purchased directly from Rosneft.

Uzbekistan taking measures to develop religious tourism
Uzbekistan taking measures to develop religious tourism
Azerbaijani Association of Travel Agencies and Association of Travel Bloggers sign agreement of understanding (PHOTO)
Azerbaijani Association of Travel Agencies and Association of Travel Bloggers sign agreement of understanding (PHOTO)
Experts make forecasts for Georgia's post-COVID tourism industry recovery
Experts make forecasts for Georgia's post-COVID tourism industry recovery
Loading Bars
Latest
Turkey registers more than 11 180 new coronavirus cases
Iran’s CBI unveils amount of loans issued by banks
Azerbaijani Finance Ministry to auction off interest-bearing bonds
Iran to launch several facilities under city municipalities
Azerbaijan together with McKinsey improving railway sector
Turkmenistan's State Development Bank opens tender for IFRS 9 standard implementation
FIA updates schedule of Formula 1 weekends
Amount of loans issued in Iran's industrial and mining sectors announced
Israel's forex reserves hit record 185.09 bln USD
Review of main events of Azerbaijani financial market for first week of March
Turkey goes zero waste in agriculture
Iran's Energy Exchange announces products to be on sale on March 8
Iran’s Bahar Azadi gold coin price rebounds
Uzbekistan takes additional measures to support livestock industries
Iran’s CBI shares report on open market operations
Geostat reveals volume of meat production in Georgia
Reopening schools a "national effort" to beat coronavirus: UK PM
Jordan's PM reshuffles cabinet to accelerate reforms
Turkmenistan's oil refining volumes exceed plan
Kazakhstan increases imports from Hungary in 2020
Iran's interbank interest rate decrease
Weekly review of Azerbaijani currency market
Indonesia reports 5,826 new COVID-19 cases, 112 more deaths
7 killed, 3 missing in floods in northern Algeria
Iran reveals COVID-19 data for March 7
Azerbaijan shows footage from Aghdam's Suma village (VIDEO)
COVID cases up in Turkey’s 3 biggest cities as east enjoys calm
Turkmenistan reveals indicators of construction, industrial sector
Iran launches new projects in Hormozgan Province
Azerbaijan's Mortgage & Credit Guarantee Fund signs tender contract
Russia’s confirmed coronavirus cases grow by 10,595 in past day to 4,322,776
Azerbaijan confirms 127 more COVID-19 recoveries
Bitcoin rises 4.2% to $50,947.94
Georgia reports 234 coronavirus cases, 349 recoveries, 9 deaths
Uzbekneftegaz stabilizes pressure at gas pipelines of Mubarek oil & gas dep’t
Prices on Azerbaijani oil continue to rise
Khazar Consortium opens tender for purchase of steam field unit
Iran to manufacture new wagons and locomotives
Saudi-led coalition destroys 10 Houthi drones
Document on providing all countries with vaccine against COVID-19 adopted under Azerbaijan’s chairmanship in NAM
8 police, 5 militants killed during clashes in N. Afghanistan
Weekly review of Azerbaijani precious metals market
Iran's Energy Exchange announces products to be on sale on March 7
Azerbaijan shows footage from Fuzuli's Garakollu village (VIDEO)
Weekly review of major developments in Azerbaijan's transport sector
S. Korea reports 416 more COVID-19 cases, 92,471 in total
Health Minister: Only WHO approved vaccine to be imported
Turkey records dropping revenues from cement export to Georgia
Iran's customs releases more imported commodities
Turkmenistan shares data on GDP growth rate
New hazelnut processing plant to open in Azerbaijan’s Zagatala
New Zealand's Auckland emerges from lockdown, Australia starts AstraZeneca vaccinations
China exports jump 60.6% y/y in January-February, imports up 22.2%
Brazil registers 1,555 deaths from COVID-19 in 24 hours
Iran's trade, economic, political relations with neighboring countries to be developed
Ebola infects 29 people, kills 13 in Guinea, DRC: Africa CDC
UN chief condemns terrorist attack in Somalia
Paraguay’s president asks all ministers to resign amid protest rallies
Weekly review of highlights in Azerbaijan's agricultural sector
Israel reports 3,262 new COVID-19 cases, 799,727 in total
Biden says $1,400 payments can start to go out this month
France registers 23,306 new coronavirus cases, 170 deaths
U.S. Senate passes 1.9-trln-USD relief bill after marathon overnight session
UK records another 6,040 coronavirus cases, 158 deaths
India could be next happening market for SPAC-driven investor frenzy
Amazon, Google vie for piece of India digital payment market
India’s Wipro to acquire UK company for $1.45 bn
Indian-American named 1st VP, COO of Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Indian Govt to support Sri Lanka – Keheliya
Canada thanks India for sending 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines
India proposes inclusion of Chabahar Port in INSTC multi-lateral corridor project
Nepali Parliamentarians take COVID-19 vaccine ahead of reinstated lower house meeting
Twitter tests audio chat tool Spaces on Android in India
WHO reports over 353,000 new daily cases of COVID-19
U.S. administers 87.9 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC
Foreign diplomats acquainted with Gulebird HPP in liberated Lachin of Azerbaijan (PHOTO)
Uzbekneftegaz eyes increasing daily production of liquefied gas at Shurtan oil&gas dep’t
Maduro receives Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine
Prices for fuels and lubricants increase in Kyrgyzstan 10-15% in one month
Turkey reports 11,770 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours
Iran, Iraq confer on expansion of transportation coop.
Visitors from Central Asia countries to enter Georgia with PCR tests
Armenian occupants seriously damage Azerbaijan's ecology - Ministry (PHOTO)
Paris police clear Seine riverside over lack of social distancing
Twitter's Dorsey auctions first ever tweet as digital memorabilia
Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama gets vaccine shot
Five people killed in Ukrainian bus crash in Poland
Azerbaijani oil & gas sector's weekly review
Air France plane forced to land in Sofia due to disruptive passenger
Turkmenhimiya SC opens tender for construction of plants for technical iodine production
Georgian GlenBerries company launches arrangement of greenhouses for growing vegetables and fruits
Azerbaijani Ministry of Education implementing innovative projects with Microsoft
Bahar Azadi gold coin price continues to fall in Iran
We successfully completed all steps taken, including ending occupation of Nagorno-Karabakh - Erdogan
WHO official advises against introducing ‘immunity passports’ for travelers now
Russia logs 11,022 new COVID-19 cases
Azerbaijan confirms 149 more COVID-19 recoveries
Azerbaijan issues footage from Jabrayil district's Papi village (VIDEO)
Turkish FM pays official visit to Turkmenistan (PHOTO)
Iran reveals COVID-19 data for March 6
All news