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2008-08-15 12:00:50

Azerbaijan has reduced its oil extraction by 80 per cent as oil transport has been suspended via its export pipelines Baku-Supsa and Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan, opposition daily Yeni Musavat said on 15 August.

2008-08-15 09:00:57

An Azerbaijani political analyst has said that the US intervention in the Georgia-Russia conflict is a positive development for Baku's energy projects.

2008-08-15 06:00:35

By Jad Mouawad When the main pipeline that carries oil through Georgia was completed in 2005, it was hailed as a major success in the U.S. policy to diversify its energy supply.

2008-08-14 06:00:42

Text of report by Azerbaijani website Day.az on 14 August 14 August: We decided today to resume operations of the South Caucasus gas pipeline (Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum), Tamam Bayatli, head of BP Azerbaijan's press service, has told Day.az.

2008-08-13 15:00:54

BAKU. Aug 12 (Interfax) - BP Azerbaijan has suspended the pumping of oil through the Baku-Supsa pipeline, which connects Azerbaijan with the Georgian Black Sea coast, the company told Interfax. "We have suspended the pumping of oil as a precaution over the events in Georgia.

2008-08-13 15:00:54

MOSCOW. Aug 12 (Interfax) - Russia's General Staff denied Georgian claims that Russian aircraft had bombed the Baku-Tbilisi- Ceyhan (BTC) oil pipeline.

2008-08-12 12:01:59

Excerpt from report by private Azerbaijani news agency APA Baku, 12 August: The BP Azerbaijan company has denied reports that Russia bombed the Georgian section of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) main oil export pipeline and that there were three explosions on the pipeline as a result.

2008-08-12 12:01:59

RUSSIA'S conflict with Georgia could punish the European Union where it is perhaps most vulnerable, in oil and gas supplies from beyond its eastern frontier.

2008-08-12 12:01:59

The Russian assault on Georgia has injected a specter of doubt into a U.S.-backed oil and natural gas route that had until now seemed safer than almost any other on which the West relies, analysts say.

2008-08-12 12:01:59

BP has stopped using the regional energy pipelines passing through Georgia, while Azerbaijan's State Oil Company (SOCAR) reports that the military operations have had no serious impact on its operations in Georgia.

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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...

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...

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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Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.