SOCAR has commented on the identity of the person drowned in the Caspian Sea, Ibrahim Ahmadov, deputy head of the Public Relations and Event Management Department of the Azerbaijani state oil company SOCAR told ONA.
Ilgar Sharifov, who was reportedly drowned in the sea, is an oilman: ”But he is not an employee of SOCAR. Ilgar Sharifov was an employee of AzGerneft. AzGerneft LTD is a joint venture of SOCAR. The incident did not occur during the work process. Ilgar Sharifov drowned in the sea after the work. The search for him is underway. ”