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BP's Azeri Production Slightly Dips in 2019

Feb 06, 2020

BP said on Thursday that oil output at its projects in Azerbaijan declined slightly last year to 535,000 barrels per day (bpd) or 26 million tonnes for the whole of the year. That was down from 584,000 bpd, or 29 million tonnes, in 2018. Associated…

Lukoil Eyeing Azeri Offshore Blocks

Jan 22, 2020

Russian oil giant Lukoil plans to sign an agreement with Azerbaijan's state energy company SOCAR for two offshore blocks in Azerbaijan, the Interfax news agency reported on Wednesday. CEO Vagit Alekperov told reporters in Davos that the two firms are discussing a number of projects…

BP Spuds SAX01 Well Offshore Azerbaijan

Jan 15, 2020

British oil major BP has spudded the first exploration well at the Shafag-Asiman block in the Caspian Sea, offshore Azerbaijan.The drilling operation at BP's 50% percent operated offshore block started on Monday, January 13. Azerbaijan's national oil company Socar holds the remaining 50% share…

BP Plans Maintenance Shutdowns in Azerbaijan

Dec 18, 2019

British oil major BP plans to close down two of its oil and gas platforms in Azerbaijan for planned maintenance, BP's regional vice president told Reuters on Wednesday.Bakhtiyar Aslanbayli, BP's vice president for Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey…

SOCAR Petrofac JV Wins BP Contract

Dec 16, 2019

Petrofac, in a joint venture (JV) with the State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOCAR), has secured a Project Management Services contract to support BP’s operations in Azerbaijan and Georgia.The three-year contract will support…

MOL Purchases Azerbaijan ACG, BTC Pipeline Stakes

Nov 04, 2019

MOL has signed an agreement with Chevron Global Ventures Ltd and Chevron BTC Pipeline, Ltd to acquire their non-operated E&P and mid-stream interests in Azerbaijan, including a 9.57% stake in the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli (ACG) oil field, and an effective 8…

BP to Shut West Chirag Platform for Maintenance

Oct 11, 2019

BP said on Friday it would shut down its West Chirag platform in Azerbaijan for 15 days starting on Oct. 15 for planned maintenance.'In accordance with the plan, production from the West Chirag platform will be suspended on 15 October for about 15 days to enable efficient maintenance…

Saipem Wins BP Azerbaijan Job

Oct 04, 2019

Saipem, in consortium with Boshelf LLC and STAR GULF FZCO, has recently been awarded three new contracts by BP for the development of the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli oil and gas (ACG) field offshore Azerbaijan.Saipem has been a key contractor in this field since the 1990s…

2nd Stage Of Pipe Laying in Absheron Field Over

Sep 10, 2019

Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping CSJC (ASCO) announced that its vessels - Suleiman Vazirov and Yarenga - have completed the second stage of pipe laying work in the Absheron gas and condensate field located in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea…

Petrofac, SOCAR Partner in Support Contract

Aug 19, 2019

Petrofac, in a joint venture (JV) with the State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOCAR), has secured an engineering and technical services contract to support Total and SOCAR’s exploration and production activities in Azerbaijan, the UK Services company announced on Monday…

ASCO Ships Lay Cable for Absheron Gas

Jul 19, 2019

Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (ASCO), the largest and oldest shipping company on the Caspian sea, informed that works on laying pipes in the Absheron gas condensate field in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea are under way.“Aura”…

Azerbaijan Takes Delivery of Satti

Jun 24, 2019

The Satti floating drilling unit owned by Kazmortransflot National Maritime Shipping Company of Kazakhstan has been delivered to Azerbaijan.Baku hosted an official ceremony of receiving the Kazakhstani self-elevating floating drilling rig, said a press release…

Total Plans to Produce at Absheron in 2021

May 30, 2019

French oil firm Total plans to start production at Azerbaijan's Absheron gas field in the Caspian Sea in 2021 after getting positive results from the drilling of a first well, a senior company official told Reuters.The decision to start production at the field…

One Dead After Saipem Vessel Blast

May 13, 2019

One of the 14 people injured after an explosion on a pipe-laying vessel in the Caspian Sea operated by Italian oil service group Saipem has died, a Saipem spokeswoman said on Monday.The explosion took place on May 8.'Saipem deeply regrets to…

Pipelayer Blast Injures 14

May 09, 2019

An explosion has struck an oil-industry vessel in the Caspian Sea, injuring 14 people, the ship's operator, Italian engineering firm Saipem, said on Thursday.The ship, the Israfil Huseynov, was involved in maintenance work linked to the Shah Deniz II project…

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