New stage of Shah Deniz project launched
Shah Deniz Stage 2 project is of great importance for Azerbaijan, the country’s President Ilham Aliyev said at the Shah Deniz Stage 2 Production and Risers Platform Jacket Sail Away Event.
"I congratulate you, the whole Azerbaijani people with this remarkable event. This is a historical event. The contract on Shah Deniz was signed 20 years ago and throughout these years, it has been implemented successfully. All tasks are being fulfilled," he said.
Ilham Aliyev noted that the platform jacket, which was sailed away today, shows that Azerbaijan is a country able to carry out great work.
"It is gratifying that the jacket and topside of the platform are fully constructed in Azerbaijan. The vast majority of those working on the construction of these grandiose facilities are Azerbaijani citizens. This is the result of the ‘Contract of the Century’," Trend cited the President as saying.
Ilham Aliyev pointed out that the contract on Shah Deniz project was signed over 20 years ago and currently, the great results of this can be seen.