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2 million tons of Azerbaijani oil transported via BTC in November 2016

2 million 072 thousand 571 tons of Azerbaijani oil were transported via BTC main export pipeline in November 2016.
26 mln 476 thousand 233 tons of oil were exported from Ceyhan Port in January-November. In general, 319 million 151 thousand 612 tons of oil have been pumped to BTC since the start of pipeline exploitation until December 1, 2016.

In addition, overall 344 thousand 987 tons of Turkmen oil were pumped via BTC in November 2016.

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2,3 mln tons of oil delivered from Ceyhan Port to world market in November 2016

2 mln 345 thousand 740 tons of Azerbaijani oil were delivered from Ceyhan Port to the world market in November 2016.
(1 mln 528 thousand 526 tons of this volume were the oil of the State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan Republic). 26 mln 753 thousand 098 tons of oil were exported from Ceyhan Port in January-November.

In general, 317 mln 946 thousand 870 tons of Azerbaijani oil have been exported from Ceyhan Port to the world market since the start of BTC exploitation until December 1, 2016.

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SOCAR delegation attends Techno forum 2016 in Japan

Tokyo and Yokohama hosted Techno forum 2016 organised by Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) from November 27 to December 3.
Azerbaijani Embassy in Japan, SOCAR, and SOCAR Upstream were represented at the conference, attended by Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), Waseda University, Chioda Corporation, JOGMEC, Inpex, Itochu, Total, Gazprom, representatives of other public and private organisations. SOCAR Vice-President for Field Development Yashar Latifov delivered a speech and said that Azerbaijan is a pioneer of both land-based and offshore oil production. He spoke about perspective methods to increase oil recovery coefficient, especially works done towards increasing oil recovery coefficient in highly saturated oil reservoirs through intensification of exploration of land-based fields.

He also noted achievements of Azerbaijan and positive investment climate in the country. Modern technologies used in Azerbaijani section of Caspian Sea and video materials dedicated to the “Contract of the Century” were presented at the conference.

Within the conference, SOCAR delegation held bilateral meetings with president of Inpex Toshiaki Kitamura, professor of Waseda University Kurihara, president of Itochu Masahiro Imai and top managers of other companies. Future cooperation, including lectures by professors of Waseda University in Baku Higher Oil School, practical trainings for four SOCAR specialists in Japan were also discussed. SOCAR delegation also visited JAMSTEC in Yokohama and met with executive director of this institution Vataru Azuma and other officials.

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BHOS hosted National Erasmus+ Day

Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS) hosted National Erasmus+ Information Day for the first time. It was held jointly with National Erasmus+ Office in Azerbaijan for representatives of Azerbaijani higher educational institutions.
Representatives of the Ministry of Education of the Azerbaijan Republic, SOCAR, British Council in Azerbaijan, Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Azerbaijan and a number of other diplomatic missions in the country also attended the event. Senior officials, teachers and representatives of youth student organisations from leading universities of the country participated in the Information Day.

Opening the Information Day, BHOS Rector Elmar Gasimov emphasised importance of such events for further development of higher education in the country and international cooperation of Azerbaijani universities with educational institutions and organisations of the Member states of the European Union. He also said that it is necessary to use effectively the opportunities offered by Erasmus+ and other EU programs aimed at support of education. Elmar Gasimov told that Azerbaijani Universities have participated in the EU educational program including TACIS/Tempus projects, since 1995.

He also informed that within the Erasmus+ program BHOS signed a cooperation agreement with Piraeus Technology University (Greece) this year. He wished the Information Day participants effective and successful work.

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