There were made a lot of proposals for purchase of Azerbaijani gas from the (offshore) Shah Deniz fieldAzeri gas for European energy security Apr 17, 2009
Each of the potential buyers wants to get maximum gas volumeSOCAR warms to Gazprom offer Jun 03, 2008
We are also planning to open SOCAR offices in Switzerland and KazakhstanUPI Energy Watch Oct 17, 2007
We intend to have a specific investment program for Romania. The program's focus would not only be opening filling stations. We have a particular interest in Romania's oil refinement complex and we are studying the opportunities there. If we have an oil-refining complex, then there would also be a filling station chain. We already plan to realize certain projects in 2008UPI Energy Watch Oct 17, 2007
Azerbaijan as an oil exporting country is interested in diversifying export routes. The more routes there are the better. We already have three routes and we are considering a fourth. We are interested in the Odessa-Brody-Plock-Gdansk oil pipeline and have joined the Sarmatia joint venture to prepare the feasibility study for the projectUPI Energy Watch Oct 16, 2007
Rovnag Ibrahim oglu Abdullayev (Azerbaijani: Rövnəq Abdullayev; born 3 April 1965 in Nakhchivan City, Azerbaijan) is the director of the SOCAR oil company and has been president of the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan since 2008. He is also deputy of National Assembly of Azerbaijan.
Rovnag Abdullayev received his degree in Civil Engineering from the Faculty of Industrial and Civil Engineering of Moscow State University of Civil Engineering in 1989.
In 1989, Rovnag Abdullayev began working for the Neft Dashlari Oil and Gas Production Department of the Caspian Sea Oil & Gas Production Association. He continued to work there as an engineer until his appointment as Head of the Industrial Engineering Division of Construction and Mounting Department, Number Three, of Caspian Sea Oil & Gas Construction Trust. He later acted as their Chief Engineer between 1991 and 1994. Between 1997 and 2003 he was Manager of the Caspian Sea Oil & Gas Construction Trust before moving on to be the director of the Heydar Aliyev Baku Oil Refinery, previously known as Azerneftyanajag, until 2005.