Rovnag Abdullayev thanked bp for partnership


June 4, Fineko/abc.az. As we have reported the technical operatorship of the South Caucasus Pipeline (SCP) has been transferred from BP Exploration (Shah Deniz) Limited to SOCAR.

ABC.AZ reports that SOCAR and bp will continue to work together during 2020 to effectively implement all aspects of the transition process.

SOCAR president Rovnag Abdullayev said on the occasion: “We’ve been the commercial operator of SCP since 2015, conducting all commercial operations of the pipeline on a high level.  Now SOCAR takes over the technical operatorship of SCP as envisaged in the pipeline owners’ agreement. As an SCPC shareholder, we have always been pleased with the safety of SCP operations, which have been among the best in the industry. We would like to thank bp for their excellent partnership and operatorship. As the new technical operator we will use our successful international experience and work closely with all of our partners to sustain the high level of safety, reliability and environmental performance of SCP.”