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2008-08-04 21:00:23

BAKU. Aug 4 (Interfax) - Baku hopes for a peaceful outcome regarding the current tensions in the Georgian-Ossetian conflict zone, based on the principle of Georgia's territorial integrity, said Azeri Foreign Ministry spokesman Khazar Ibragim. "We support a peaceful outcome in any tensions and we call for resolving the issue on the basis of Georgia's territorial integrity," Ibragim told a briefing on Monday. Hopefully, the current tensions will not undermine operations of the...

2008-08-04 09:00:55

Text of article headlined: "Iran ready to buy part of Shah Deniz gas field from Azerbaijan" published by Iranian newspaper Jomhuri- Ye Eslami, on 2 Aug Tehran, 2 Aug: During some discussions with Azerbaijan, the oil minister [Gholamhoseyn Nowzari] said that we have announced our readiness to buy a section of Shah Deniz field's natural gas. He said: A while ago, during a meeting that was held in the Oil and Gas Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan, some discussions were made regarding the...

2008-07-31 18:00:43

KBR (NYSE:KBR) today announced that its consulting subsidiary Granherne has been selected as the contractor for the Euro-Asian Oil Transportation Corridor Study by MPR "Sarmatia" Sp. z o.o., a firm founded by state oil companies from Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine, Lithuania and Poland. Granherne was selected for the study through an open bidding process that drew interest from many international engineering and construction firms. The feasibility study will evaluate current and projected...

2008-07-24 09:01:06

Text of report by private Georgian news agency Kavkas-Press Kars, 24 July: Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili believes that Azerbaijan's support serves as a guarantee for Georgia's independence. "Azerbaijan is a guarantee for Georgia's independence," Saakashvili said at a ceremony marking the start of construction works on the Turkish section of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway. Saakashvili said Azerbaijan has always stood by Georgia in hard times. He singled out the energy crisis faced...

2008-07-17 15:00:56

Text of unattributed report in opposition Azerbaijani newspaper Yeni Musavat on 16 July headlined "Azerbaijan offered cheap oil to America" Azerbaijani Industry and Energy Minister Natiq Aliyev yesterday met Steven Mann, visiting senior aide on Eurasia issues under the US Department of State, in Baku. Energy security was discussed at the meeting, a press release of the ministry press service said. The delivery of Caspian hydrocarbons to world markets, cooperation in this area as well as the...

2008-07-16 21:00:25

MOSCOW. July 16 (Interfax) - Oil production in the northern portion of the Caspian Sea may reach 37 million tonnes a year by 2023, Deputy Energy Ministry Anatoly Yanovsky said at the Caspian energy forum in Moscow on Wednesday. Gas production in the region might rise to 18 billion cubic meters (bcm) a year by 2023, he said, citing Energy Ministry estimates that include new discoveries. Russian oil major Lukoil (RTS: LKOH) has reserves in the northern Caspian topping 290 million tonnes of...

2008-07-14 12:00:54

Text of report by Hungarian privately-owned liberal newspaper Nepszabadsag website, on 14 July [Commentary by Tibor Kis: "Dry Nabucco"] As things stand today, the chances for the construction of the Nabucco international gas pipeline are as high as European Commission President Jose Barroso being the lead singer in a Verdi opera at La Scala. Public opinion has so far been content to believe that it is at this end of the pipeline that major trouble flares up. From now on, ever since...

2008-07-13 15:00:24

Text of report by Russian newspaper Gazeta, owned by metals magnate Vladimir Lisin, on 7 July [OSC Translated Text] [Article by Nikolay Vardul: "Going down Putin's path" - taken from HTML version of source provided by ISP] [Russian President] Dmitriy Medvedev has conducted a tour of the capitals of Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, and Kazakhstan. According to the official theory, his visit was completely a protocol one. In reality, even the tour route itself suggests that hidden behind the...

2008-07-10 12:01:10

Hungarian Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany paid a visit to Baku on 6-7 July. Gas export was top of the visit's agenda. An Azerbaijani daily says Europe is more interested in getting gas via a pipeline that will bypass Russia. For this reason, Gyurcsany said during his Baku visit that the Nabucco project, which is expected to deliver Central Asian gas to Europe bypassing Russia was more preferable that the Russian South Stream project. The following is the text of Alakbar Raufoglu's report in...

2008-07-04 21:00:19

ASHGABAT. July 4 (Interfax) - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has spoken in favor of the speedy implementation of the Caspian gas pipeline project. "We are speaking of the speedy implementation of the agreement on the construction of the Caspian gas pipeline and the expansion of gas networks in Central Asia," he said during talks with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow in Ashgabat. "Both Turkmenistan and Russia are strictly fulfilling their commitments in the sphere of fuel...


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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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