Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Azerbaijan

11/12/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/12/2021 01:08

Minister of Energy received Head of United Kingdom-Azerbaijan Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group

Minister of Energy Parviz Shahbazov met with a delegation led by Member of the House of Commons of the United Kingdom and Head of the Great Britain-Azerbaijan Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group Bob Blackman.

At the meeting, it was noted that mutual strategic relations between the two countries in the field of energy, along with other areas, were successfully developed.

It was mentioned about bp's activities in Azerbaijan as a long-term strategic partner in the oil and gas sector, and it was noted that the completion of the Southern Gas Corridor project is the result of joint efforts and cooperation in this direction will continue successfully. The sides also discussed the opportunities created as a result of cooperation with the company in the direction of decarbonisation of energy and transport systems in Azerbaijan for the implementation of renewable energy projects. Recover and reconstruction of liberated territories, measures taken to attract foreign investment and joint cooperation with bp in these areas in the field of renewable energy were discussed. The confidence was expressed that the planned solar power plant project will contribute significantly to the cooperation in the field of green energy in Jabrayil district.

At the meeting, the sides also exchanged views on other issues of mutual interest arising from the memorandum of cooperation between the two countries in the field of transition to clean energy.