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New Shah Deniz project to reduce emissions

Shah Deniz

The Shah Deniz partnership is commencing the define stage of a new project which will allow the Shah Deniz Alpha (SDA) platform to receive its power supply from the Shah Deniz Bravo (SDB) platform through a subsea cable, bp told AZERTAC. The project is designed to significantly reduce SDA’s operational emissions …

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BP’s executive vice-president visits Azerbaijan

BP Azerbaijan

BP’s Executive Vice President – production and operations – Gordon Birrell has arrived on an official visit to Baku, BP Azerbaijan has said. “This is a planned working visit and one of Gordon’s regular trips to Azerbaijan,” the company said. It was noted that during the visit, Birrell will have meetings …

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bp presents publishing facility to local university


bp today presented a fully equipped modern publishing house to the Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University (ASOIU) – Azerbaijan’s oldest oil and gas school and the most prestigious energy university in the former Soviet Union. An event was held at the university today to mark the launch of the …

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BP starts drilling second SWAP exploration well


BP has started drilling the second Shallow Water Absheron Peninsula (SWAP) exploration well. “BP as operator of the Shallow Water Absheron Peninsula advises that the Satti jack-up rig has moved to the Bibi-Heybat prospective area to commence the drilling of the second SWAP exploration well- BHEX01. This follows the abandoning …

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BP to sell 25pct stake in SWAP project in Azerbaijan


BP has agreed to sell a 25 percent participating interest in the Shallow Water Absheron Peninsula (SWAP) exploration project in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea to LUKOIL, the company has reported. It was noted that following completion of the sale BP will remain operator of the SWAP production sharing …

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Azerbaijan, BP sign MoU on decarbonized energy systems, renewables

Azerbaijan, BP

Azerbaijan’s Energy Ministry and BP have signed a memorandum of understanding on assessing potential for large-scale decarbonized and integrated energy and mobility systems, including renewable energy projects in Azerbaijan’s regions and cities, the ministry’s press service reported on February 22. “The document signed today provides new opportunities for cooperation with …

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BP Azerbaijan: 16 wells completed in Shah Deniz 2

Shah Deniz 2

“During the first quarter of the year, Shah Deniz Alpha platform rig was on warm stack,” BP Azerbaijan told AZERTAC. “The Istiglal rig commenced drilling the lower section of the SDC05 well. The Maersk Explorer rig continues with the SDF04 well operations. The above two rigs have already drilled 17 wells …

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