Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan discussed issues of diversification of energy supplies

On July 6, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov met with the delegation of Azerbaijan led by the Minister of Economy Mikail Jabbarov , who arrived in Ashgabat on a working visit. This is reported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country.

“The importance of building up bilateral cooperation in the energy sector, diversifying the schemes for supplying energy carriers to international markets was emphasized,” the information message says.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan recalled the memorandum of understanding signed in January 2021 between the governments of the two countries on joint exploration, development and development of the Dostluk hydrocarbon field in the Caspian Sea.

“In this regard, the Turkmen side expressed its readiness to continue bilateral consultations on several energy areas of cooperation,” the Foreign Ministry writes.

The website of the Ministry of Energy of Azerbaijan does not report on the talks.

Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan signed a Memorandum of Understanding on January 21, 2021 in Ashgabat.

In June of the same year, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov discussed issues related to the exploration, development and development of hydrocarbon resources of the Dostluk field with the head of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) Rovnag Abdullayev .

Over the past year, the president also repeatedly discussed the development of Dostluk with the head of PJSC Lukoil Vagit Alekperov .

On January 27, the fourth meeting of the joint Working Group on the development and coordination of an agreement between countries on the development of the field was held . At the same time, it was reported that the next meeting of the expert group would be held "in the near future."

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan