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SOCAR - Shah Deniz Gas Condensate Field Development



Project number:


Business sector:

Natural resources

Notice type:


ESIA disclosed:

18 Aug 2003



Approval date:

09 Mar 2004

Purpose of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessments

Financing, via a special purpose vehicle, of a portion of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic's (SOCAR) share of the development costs of the Shah Deniz Gas Condensate Field.

The Shah Deniz Gas/Gas Condensate Field is located off shore of Azerbaijan in the Caspian Sea and is estimated to have approximately 30 trillion cubic feet of gas-in-place and condensate-in-place of over 1.5 billion barrels.

There is a project summary document available for this project.

ESIA Summary

EIA summary (2MB - PDF)

Full ESIA availability

Web site:

Full ESIA documentation is available locally at:
EBRD Headquarters in London,


Enterprise Centre
Icheri Sheher
99, Mirza Mansur St.
Baku Azerbaijan,370004
Tel: +994 12 979 624 or +994 12 979 124
Fax: +994 12 979 654
Contact: Fira Mamedova


EBRD Office in Baku
Landmark Building 1
96 Nizami St,
Baku, Azerbaijan
Tel: +994 12 971 014
Contact: Raymond Conway



Comments on the EIA can be sent by 18 December 2003 to:

73, Neftchilar ave.,
Baku, Azerbaijan
Tel: +994 12 921 130
Contact: Agamahmud Siradjev


BP Office in Baku
2 Neftchilar Prospekti
Villa Petrolea, Baku
Tel: +994 12 979 000
Fax: +994 12 979 602
Contact: Yuliy Zaytsev


This document was prepared at an early stage of project development, before consideration by the EBRD Board of Directors. Details of a project may change following disclosure.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessments and ESIA summaries are produced by project sponsors, and the EBRD makes them available without any comment or implied endorsement. Any views expressed or statements made in the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment or the ESIA Summary do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the EBRD.

Last updated 25 June 2014

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