The huge benefits brought to society by BP's $28 billion Shah Deniz 2 development has been recognized by the Royal Academy of Engineering with its Major Project Award for 2019.
The Academy said the project will help 'Europe satisfy its future energy demand and play a major role in the continent's transition to a lower carbon economy.'
The big picture:
Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne, the Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Azerbaijan, Iraq, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan
Professor Raffaella Ocone, chair of the Royal Academy of Engineering Award Committee
Mark Tatum, BP engineering manager
Watch this video for more on the route to first gas