Autumn 2000 (8.3)
In September, Azerbaijan's
President Heydar Aliyev awarded Vagit Alakbarov, an Azerbaijani,
who heads Moscow-based LUKOIL with one of the highest state honors
- that of the "Shohrat" Order.
President of SOCAR, and Vagit Alakbarov, President of LUKOIL,
at the June 5 signing ceremony for the Zigh-Hovsan contract.
The President congratulated Alakbarov on his 50th birthday and
wished him strong health and success in his work. He added, "The
participation of your esteemed company in international projects
in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian plays an important role
in the development of Azerbaijan's oil industry, the country's
integration with the world economy, as well as the development
of economic partnership between Azerbaijan and Russia. Together
with all the people of Azerbaijan, I am proud of your achievements
and hope that your activity will continue serving the friendship
between Russia and Azerbaijan.
On June 5, 2000, LUKOIL took part in a Signing Ceremony for the
development of the Zigh-Hovsan prospect, located onshore on the
Absheron Peninsula. The project is shared equally between SOCAR
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