Kars, March 17 AZERTAC
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with Chief Executive Officer of BP Robert Dudley in Kars.
The parties expressed satisfaction with the successful cooperation between Azerbaijan and BP, as well as joint fruitful activity to develop Shah Deniz gas field.
The sides stressed the importance of the groundbreaking of the Southern Gas Corridor in Baku on September 20 last year as well as TANAP project. The significance of successfully continuing the work on the Southern Gas Corridor project was emphasized. The parties highlighted the importance of TANAP as part of the Southern Gas Corridor project, and noted that all works were carried out on schedule.
The sides stressed the importance of transportation of 6 billion cubic meters of gas to Turkey via Shahdeniz-2 project in 2018. It was noted that the work on TAP project successfully continued.
Azerbaijan`s role in ensuring the energy security of Europe was highly appreciated.
The parties expressed satisfaction with BP`s becoming one of the shareholders of TANAP project, and noted that work successfully continued on other projects too.
The sides exchanged views on current state and prospects of cooperation between Azerbaijan and BP.