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2014-06-03 04:20:36

ABERDEEN, Scotland, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group Kenny (WGK) has been awarded a £36 million call-off contract, for 2014, with BP Azerbaijan under their 2007 Global Agreement. The contract will cover engineering and project management services for the Shah Deniz 2 Subsea Execute phase. WGK has worked with BP on the Shah Deniz project since 2008 to provide engineering support through the Appraise, Select and Define phases of this major project. The award of this...

2014-05-22 12:23:29

(TSX: SCL) TORONTO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - ShawCor Ltd. (TSX: SCL) today announced its pipe coating division, Bredero Shaw, has received a contract with a value of approximately US$70 million from BP Exploration (Shah Deniz) Ltd. for and on behalf of the South Caucasus Pipeline Company Ltd. for coating services for the South Caucasus Pipeline Expansion (SCPX) project. The objective of the SCPX Project is to expand the capacity of the existing SCP system to accommodate...

2014-04-16 16:17:29

The routes of slave trade in Eastern Europe in the medieval and pre-modern period extended all the way to the Caspian Sea and Central Asia. A recent study completed at the University of Eastern Finland suggests that persons captured during raids into areas which today constitute parts of Finland, the Russian Karelia and the Baltic Countries ended up being sold on these remote trade routes. There was a particular demand for blonde girls and boys who were seen as exotic luxury items, and it was...

2014-04-14 12:23:53

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CB&I (NYSE: CBI) today announced it has been awarded a contract valued in excess of $85 million by a consortium led by BP for engineering and project management services for the development of the South Caucasus Pipeline Expansion (SCPX) project, part of the Stage 2 development of the Shah Deniz field located in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea. The South Caucasus Pipeline is a pipeline that transports gas from the Shah...

2014-02-04 08:37:59

HOUSTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE: OAS) ("Oasis" or the "Company") today announced its 2013 operational results and estimated proved reserves, updated its 2013 financial outlook, and provided its 2014 outlook. 2013 Highlights -- Increased average daily production 51% year-over-year to 33,904 barrels of oil equivalent per day ("Boepd") in 2013, up from 22,469 Boepd in 2012. -- Completed and placed on production 136 gross (106.1 net)...


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Caspian Seal
2013-04-30 14:10:47

The Caspian seal (Pusa caspica) is one of the smallest species in the true seal family that is native only to the Caspian Sea.  It can be seen on shorelines, rocky islands, and ice blocks that occur throughout the sea. In warmer months, these seals will inhabit northern areas of this range, but in colder months, they inhabit cooler waters and the mouths of the Ural and Volga rivers. It is thought that these seals only occur in the Caspian Sea because they moved there during the Quaternary...

Asia
2013-02-19 13:06:23

Asia is the world’s largest and most populous continent. It is located mainly in the eastern and northern hemispheres covering 8.7 percent of the Earth’s whole surface area and making up 30 percent of its land area. With about 4.3 billion people, it hosts 60 percent of the world’s current human population. This continent has a high growth rate in the modern era. For example, during the 20th century, Asia’s population almost quadrupled. This continent is defined as making up the...

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2007-04-10 16:53:42

The Kutum (Rutilus frisii kutum, family Cyprinidae) also known as "Caspian White Fish", or "Caspian Roach", is a medium sized fresh water and brackish water fish native to the Caspian Sea. It is a subspecies of the Black Sea Roach Rutilus frisii frisii. It is typically a medium sized fish, reaching 17.72-21.65 in (45-55 cm) in length, rarely 27.56 in (70 cm), and weighing up to 8.82 lb (4.00 kg), rarely 11.02 lb (5.00 kg). It used to be very common and was harvested commercially. The...

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