OREANDA-NEWSThe head of Lukoil, Vagit Alekperov, believes that the question of Russia's withdrawal from the OPEC+ deal isn't worth it. In his opinion, at present the main task is a flexible response to changes in the market.

"I think not. The question is not about the exit. The question is about another - about a flexible response to the changes that are taking place in the market", he told reporters on the sidelines of the Davos Forum, answering the question whether the question of March will arise Russia's exit from the OPEC+ deal.

Alekperov said that Lukoil plans new joint projects in the Caspian Sea by the state oil company of Azerbaijan Socar, the parties can sign an agreement on them during the World Economic Forum in Davos. "We are discussing a number of projects - this is the Nakhichevan block, the sea block and the so-called transition zone in the north of Absheron. Our geologists at least believe that they are promising", Alekperov said.

"We will now be negotiating with Socar to study. The agreement is likely to be signed today in the framework of the forum. You are the first to hear about it", he added.