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By CLAIRE HARRISON THE expertise of an Antrim firm has been called on in the aftermath of a fire at an oil pipeline which pumps more than 1% of world's daily crude output.
Russian warplanes did not threaten the world's second longest oil pipeline, which runs underground through Georgia, oil giant BP said.
PKK claims responsibility for pipeline explosion ANKARA, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- The outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) has claimed responsibility for Tuesday's explosion at one of the valves of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline, which is still ablaze, local Today's Zaman reported Friday.
Excerpt from report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Baku, 11 August: While ensuring security in South Ossetia, Russia does not aim at creating problems on the Georgian sector of the Baku- Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline, Russian ambassador to Azerbaijan Vasiliy Istratov told a briefing on Monday [11 August].
BAKU. Aug 10 (Interfax) - The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) is to decide on further shipments of oil and petroleum products through Georgia on Monday, the Company told Interfax. "So far the situation regarding tanker shipments from the Georgian ports of Poti and Batumi is not clear.
A BP-lead consortium has reduced the extraction of oil and gas in Azerbaijan's offshore ACG and Sah Daniz fields "to the minimum" following a blast in the Turkish section of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline and a resumption of hostilities in Georgia, the state oil company SOCAR has said.
Azerbaijan's independent newspaper does not rule out a "Russian trace" in the explosion of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) oil pipeline near the Turkish town of Erzincan on 5 August adding that Russia has always said that the BTC is not a secure route for exporting oil to world markets.
Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia Erzincan, 7 August: Turkish energy minister said [on] Thursday [7 August] a fire on a Turkish section of a major westbound oil pipeline was expected to extinguish in a couple of days, when the remaining oil in an isolated part of the pipeline all burnt out.
Fire continues in Turkish part of Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline ANKARA, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- The fire caused by a Tuesday night explosion at Refahiye part of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) oil pipeline continues on Wednesday, Turkish semi-official Anatolia news agency reported.
BAKU. Aug 6 (Interfax) - Azerbaijan and its partners in the Baku- Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline project are taking every step to neutralize security threats to the pipeline, press secretary of the Azeri Foreign Ministry Hazar Ibrahim has said.
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 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...
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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