Pirsahhat Field and Adjacent territories. The Pirsahhat field is located on the Caspian coast 76 km SW of Baku and 10 km from the Alat Railroad Station.The field covers an area of 38 km2.
Agreement on the Rehabilitation, Exploration, Development, and Production Sharing for the Block Including the Pirsahhat Field and Adjacent territories in the Azerbaijan Republic was signed June 4, 2003 by SOCAR, "Shengli Oilfield Sheng Da Group Company" and SOCAR Ally Oil Company. It went into effect on December 29, 2003.
Preliminary exploration of the field was conducted in 1927. The first commercial oil was produced in 1936. In the preliminary phase the field was owned by the Salyan OGPD. In 1975 it was taken over by the Amirov OGPD. On April 15, 2004 it was turned over to the "Azerbaijan Shengli Oil Company". Cumulative oil production from the Pirsahhat field as of January 1, 2011 was 506000 tons