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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)...

2013-12-17 12:21:24

Southern Gas Corridor Closer to Realization WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Top Azerbaijani, EU and US officials and members of the Shah Deniz consortium gathered in Baku on Tuesday to celebrate a major milestone in the development of a new energy corridor that will connect Caspian natural gas to Europe and provide much-needed energy diversity to the region. Officials marked the signing of the Final Investment Decision (FID) agreements of the Shah Deniz phase...

2013-09-11 08:21:55

ATYRAU, Kazakhstan, September 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 11th, the NCSPSA Consortium produced the first barrels of oil from the Kashagan field in the North Caspian Sea. The North Caspian Operating Company (NCOC) on behalf of the North Caspian Sea PSA Consortium announced today the first well was opened and the initial volumes of oil are being produced from the Kashagan field. On the 30 June, RoK President Nursultan Nazarbayev visited the Kashagan...

2013-08-14 16:22:37

Revamped Website Features Additional Information, Resources LONG BEACH, Calif., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Crimson Pipeline, which operates approximately 700 miles of pipelines in Southern California, unveiled a redesigned company website today. The website overhaul was undertaken to reflect the growth of the company and provide a helpful resource for customers and the consumer to learn more about the company's operations, safety protocols and the oil pipeline industry. The...

2013-07-04 04:20:13

LONDON, July 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Caspian General Investments plc, the Central Asia-focused natural resources and infrastructure investment company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Reza Tabrizi as Chief Executive Officer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130704/626218 ) Dr Tabrizi has been at the forefront of promoting British businesses in Central Asia and Caucuses, one of the fastest-growing regions in the world, for the past...

2013-06-30 16:20:10

ATYRAU, Kazakhstan, June 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RoK President Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulates the NCSPSA Consortium on an important Milestone in the start-up of Kashagan The North Caspian Operating Company (NCOC) announced today an important milestone in the development of the Kashagan field. On the occasion of RoK President Nursultan Nazarbayev and British Prime Minister David Cameron visiting the Kashagan project facilities, the NCSPSA Consortium celebrated the...

2013-06-28 08:21:24

Route Selection an Important Step toward Greater Energy Security WASHINGTON, June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Azerbaijan welcomes today's announcement by the Shah Deniz consortium to select the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) to transport Azerbaijani natural gas from the Trans-Anatolian pipeline (TANAP) into Europe. Azerbaijan has long advocated for diverse and competitive markets to ensure energy security in Europe and the region, and this decision is an important step toward...

2013-06-26 08:22:39

Enhanced Pipeline Integrity Standards Will More Fully Benefit Customers HOUSTON, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Companies with pipeline design and installation needs understand how important it is to outsource some of their various pipeline and mechanical integrity project needs to third party contractors, but when it comes to contracting engineering services, it is imperative that only a highly reputable contracting firm is chosen. Ideally, this will be a full-service...


Latest Caspian sea Reference Libraries

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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