The national oil company of Azerbaijan, Socar AZ (socar.az), was targeted by threat actors known as the Anonymous Collective. It was determined that the website of socar.az down on Sunday.
SOCAR was founded in 1992, shortly after the restoration of Azerbaijan’s independence from the Soviet Union. As a state-owned company, SOCAR is fully owned by the government of Azerbaijan. It operates under the supervision of the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
SOCAR is involved in various aspects of the oil and gas industry, including exploration, production, refining, and marketing. The company has a significant presence in the Caspian Sea region. It plays a crucial role in exploring and developing oil and gas fields both within Azerbaijan and internationally. The company has been involved in various exploration projects, contributing to the country’s position as a key player in the global energy market.