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Azerbaijan and Canada Discussed Opportunities of Cooperation in Oil and Gas Sector


February 13, 2013

Azerbaijan and Canada discussed opportunities of cooperation in oil and gas spector (PHOTO)

Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Canada Farid Shafiyev made a business trip to the province of Alberta, the oil and gas centre of Canada, to discuss the opportunities of economic cooperation. The first meetings were held in the "oil capital" of Alberta, Calgary, Trend reports.

The main subjects of the meeting of Mayor of Calgary Naheed Nenshi and the ambassador of Azerbaijan had become local governments of Azerbaijan and Canada, as well as partnership opportunities between Azerbaijan and Calgary. In addition, special attention was paid to the opportunities of cooperation between Azerbaijan and Canada in the fields of oil, gas, science and education, recent of which included the question of attracting Azerbaijani students in Calgary university.

On the meetings with the president of Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) Brenda Kenny and Vice President of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers Greg Stringham Azerbaijan and Canadian oil and gas industries, and also pipelines, an integral part of the industry, were discussed. The sides reviewed the opportunites of cooperation in those fields. It was emphasized that the participation of both countries in the events dedicated to the oil and gas in Azerbaijan and Canada is an important step towards cooperation.

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