As previously reported, an Azerbaijani delegation led by Energy Minister Natig Aliyev visited Burkina Faso and Benin at the invitation of these countries’ governments.
The delegation held a number of meetings with state and government heads, as well as with high-ranking representatives of oil companies and discussed the cooperation between Azerbaijan and the West African countries in the energy industry.
“Certain commercial agreements were reached between SOCAR Trading and SONABHY on the supply of oil products to Burkina Faso,” reads the message.
The Azerbaijani delegation also visited the port of Cotonou in Benin, where the construction of an oil terminal is currently underway.
During a final press conference, Natig Aliyev said that Burkina Faso and Benin heads were presented with various energy projects that would open up new opportunities for those countries in getting additional energy resources, particularly oil and oil products.