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President Aliyev meets Halliburton's chief David Lesar

13 June 2006 [21:13] - TODAY.AZ
On June 13, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received at the Presidential Palace Chairman, President And Chief Executive Officer of the company Halliburton David Lesar.

Mr. Lesar congratulated President Ilham Aliyev on dispatch of the first tanker with Azeri oil on board from the port of Ceyhan, and expressed satisfaction with his company's participation in the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) main oil export pipeline project.

He noted that the commissioning of the BTC pipeline is of great importance for the global energy market, and demonstrates regional leadership of Azerbaijan. He added that it was one of the greatest projects his company has ever participated in, AzerTAg infroms.

President Ilham Aliyev described the commissioning of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan main oil export pipeline as a historical event. He pointed out that Azerbaijan is now capable to deliver its oil to the world market through Baku-Supsa, Baku-Novorossiysk and Baku -Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipelines. "The BTC has unique infrastructure connecting three seas: the Caspian, Black and Mediterranean seas," he said.


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