Azerbaijan

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July 22, 2019
Emerson has completed its $48-million contract for automation systems and cloud engineering software-as-a-service for the Shah Deniz 2 project in Azerbaijan and is fulfilling an ongoing five-year services contract.
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April 19, 2019
Equinor and eight partners in the offshore Azeri Chirag Gunashli (ACG) oilfield in the Caspian Sea have made a $6 billion investment decision to build an additional platform in the license area.
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April 16, 2019
Turan Drilling & Engineering Company LLC (A KCA Deutag and SOCAR AQS Company), has announced that it has been awarded its first contract, with BP Exploration (Caspian Sea) Limited (BP).
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April 09, 2019
Weir Oil & Gas has announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding with Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University (ASOIU), a non-profit public higher education institution founded in 1920.
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February 2019
Rising oil supplies and falling prices in second-half 2018 constrained global drilling, but activity should post a measured gain in 2019. Virtually all the global oil production increase is due to U.S. shale activity.
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January 14, 2019
OPEC and its allies plan to hold a meeting in March to assess their oil-production accord in Azerbaijan, and then ministers will gather to set policy in April, according to the organization’s top official.
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January 10, 2019
BP just spent $28 billion bringing a giant natural gas project in Azerbaijan online, and that may only be the start.
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November 07, 2018
Wood and Nobel Oil have entered into a joint venture (JV) agreement to provide engineering and operations support services to the oil and gas market in Azerbaijan.
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August 12, 2018
Five Caspian Sea states reached a breakthrough agreement on sovereign rights to the sea, paving the way for new oil and gas extraction -- and pipelines -- after more than two decades of disputes.
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July 02, 2018
BP and its partners in the Shah Deniz consortium today announced the start-up of the landmark Shah Deniz 2 gas development in Azerbaijan, including its first commercial gas delivery to Turkey.
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May 30, 2018
Statoil Azerbaijan (part of the Equinor group) and Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR have signed a Risk Service Agreement (RSA) related to the appraisal and development of Karabagh oilfield and a Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) for the Ashrafi, Dan Ulduzu, Aypara area.
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April 26, 2018
SOCAR and BP today signed a new production sharing agreement (PSA) for the joint exploration and development of Block D230 in the North Absheron basin, in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea.
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February 16, 2018
Total E&P Absheron B.V. (Total), acting as operator for and on behalf of a consortium presently composed of Total E&P Absheron B.V. (50%) and Socar Absheron LLC (50%) has tasked HydraWell to execute a part of plug & abandonment campaign at Absheron field, in the Caspian Sea.
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May 18, 2017
Keppel Offshore & Marine, through its subsidiary in Azerbaijan, Caspian Shipyard Company (CSC), is on track to deliver a semisubmersible drilling rig to Caspian Drilling Company Ltd., a subsidiary of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR).
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March 31, 2017
Elite Control Systems, a provider of systems integration services, has announced that once again a major oil and gas operator has renewed its contract with the company to provide a comprehensive process control software system and ongoing support in Azerbaijan.
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January 2017
Hurricane force winds led to a multi-well fire on a 30-well production platform. In spite of continuing adverse conditions, well control specialists were able to safely extinguish the blaze in 64 days, 25 of which were non-productive due to the weather.
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