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President Ilham Aliyev to attend STAR Refinery opening ceremony

President Ilham Aliyev to attend STAR Refinery opening ceremony

The opening ceremony of the STAR Refinery, built by SOCAR Turkey, a subsidiary of Azerbaijan’s State Oil Company SOCAR, will be held in Aliaga-Izmir on October 19, 2018 under the auspices of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Caspian Energy News ( reports with reference to the press office of the President of the Republic of Turkey.

President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan, the members of the Azerbaijani Government and the Turkish Government, representatives of the relevant institutions and organizations, executives of various energy companies and senior bureaucrats will attend the opening ceremony.

STAR Refinery, the largest investment in a single point in Turkey by the private sector, is one of the largest petroleum operations carried out in recent years in Europe, Middle East and North Africa.

The refinery is also the first project which possesses the “Strategic Investment Incentive Certificate” in Turkey.

President Erdoğan is also expected to hold a bilateral meeting with President Aliyev of Azerbaijan.

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