14/09/2017 H.E. Mr. Saud Abdulaziz Alroomi, the Ambassador of the State of Kuwait in Baku attended the signing ceremony of the Amended and Restated Agreement on the Joint Development and Production Sharing for the Azeri and Chirag fields and the Deep Water Portion of the Gunashli field in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea that has been held at the Heydar Aliyev Center, Baku.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva attended the ceremony. The head of state made a speech at the event.
Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Berat Albayrak read out President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's message of congratulation to the event participants.
Minister of State of the United Kingdom Alan Duncan read out Prime Minister Theresa May's message of congratulation, while Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili's message of congratulation was read out by the country's Energy Minister Elia Eloshvili.
Speakers at the event included Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan Manabu Horii and Chief Executive Officer of BP Robert Dudley.
The event then featured the screening of a documentary on the successful implementation of the oil strategy in Azerbaijan.
Then the Amended and Restated Agreement on the Joint Development and Production Sharing for the Azeri and Chirag fields and the Deep Water Portion of the Gunashli field in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea was signed in the presence of President Ilham Aliyev and heads of delegations. The Project was extended to 2050.