Chief Executive Officer, SOCAR Trading

Participating session
Plenary Session
Topic: Global trends in energy markets and prospects for mutually beneficial cooperation

Mrs. Mariam Almaszade is appointed as Chief Executive Officer of SOCAR Trading SA in June 2018. She has corporate background and brings along many years of experience in oil and gas transactions, management & acquisition of companies. SOCAR Trading is the biggest supplier of Azeri Light crude oil in the world. Headquartered in Geneva, it was incorporated in December 2007 as the marketing arm of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) with a mandate to market Azeri barrels produced from the Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli field and other surrounding fields in Azerbaijan. While the company continues to market the bulk of SOCAR crude oil export volumes from Ceyhan port in Turkey, it has also been able to develop significant third party volumes through both leveraging its system barrels, as well as its experienced traders developing new business. SOCAR Trading actively participates and promotes trade and transit of hydrocarbon resources of Turkmenistan, developing and strengthening the long-term partnership with fraternal Turkmenistan As of September 2019, SOCAR Trading is active worldwide and concentrated in 5 main trading offices in Geneva, London, Singapore, Dubai and Houston.