President Aliyev at the Bayıl Platform Project...

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev visited the platform project at Bayıl, whose construction has been completed by the ATA Consortium (AMEC-Tekfen-Azfen) and is only days away from sail-away. During his visit President Aliyev received a detailed brief on the project from Gordon Birrell, Regional President of BP and accompanied by Levent Kafkaslı, General Manager of Tekfen Construction, Bülent Karaca, Project Manager and his entire project team.

President Aliyev congratulated everyone who contributed to the successful completion of the platform weighing 18,500 tons, making it the heaviest platform to be installed in the Caspian Sea so far. Aliyev listened with great interest to the report about the record-breaking accident-free 20 million man/hours, saying he felt honored by the success of the project.