BP to Suspend Operations at Caspian Sea Platform for Maintenance


BAKU, June 3 (Reuters) - British oil company BP will suspend operations at Chirag, one of its platforms in the Caspian Sea, for planned maintenance in two months, BP-Azerbaijan's head said on Wednesday.

"After Azeri (platform) we will stop Chirag within two months," Gordon Birrell told reporters at the sidelines of the annual Caspian Oil&Gas 2015 conference in Baku.

BP suspended operations at another platform in the Caspian Sea, West Azeri, for planned maintenance on May 21 for 22 days.

(Reporting by Nailia Bagirova; Writing by Margarita Antidze; Editing by Elizabeth Piper)

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