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BP-Azerbaijan official: "BP and AIOC not responsible for oil pollution in Tovuz"

17 January 2007 [11:23] - TODAY.AZ
Neither Azerbaijan International Operating Company, nor BP-Azerbaijan is responsible for the pollution of 300 sq m area with oil as a result of the accident happened near Govlar station in Tovuz region, BP-Azerbaijan press secretary Tamam Bayatli stated.

She told the APA that AIOC is responsible for the oil up to Sengechal terminal and is not responsible for the oil further transported by railway.

"The company transporting the oil is responsible for the accident happened near Govlar station in Tovuz region," she said.

Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry raised claim of AZN1233. Despite the fact that the ministry first stated they raised claim against AIOC and BP-Azerbaijan, later refused to announce the name of the company.


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