To him, oil extraction reduced in the country within the past 2 years. Thus, compared to 2011, in 2012 oil extraction dropped 5.3% to 43 mln tonnes.
‘Reduction of oil extraction is not related to reduction of oil reserves in the country. As you know, as a result of oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, large amount of oil was discharged into waters. After this incident, BP-Azerbaijan was tasked to be careful during oil extraction’.