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Joint study by American and Kazakhstani scientists shows reducing adult mortality, rather than relying on hatchery supplementation, is key to recovery of beluga sturgeon.
Russia's hold on the European natural gas market is being challenged by a consortium of interests intent on building a pipeline from Turkey to central Europe. Officials from six countries are meeting in Turkey to sign an agreement to construct a pipeline that would run from Turkey to Austria, crossing through Bulgaria, Romania and Hungary, CNN reported Monday. The $11 billion project called Nabucco has U.S.
Hungary is urging interested countries to speed up talks on construction of the Nabucco pipeline to carry gas from central Asia to Europe, officials said. Mihaly Bayer, Hungary's Nabucco pipeline representative, said the countries that sign an inter-government agreement scheduled for next week in Turkey, also should sign a political declaration to support the project, which is planned to reduce Europe's dependence on Russia's supply of natural gas.
Rising shale gas production in the United States and Canada as well as potential natural gas supplies from Iraq could be pivotal in curbing Russiaâ€™s ability to organize an â€œenergy weaponâ€ against European consumers.
Primoris Services Corporation (NasdaqGM: PRIM; PRIMU; PRIMW) ("Primoris"), one of the largest specialty contractors and engineering companies in the Western United States, today announced that it has signed a contract to install approximately 15,000 feet of underground pipeline.
Text of report by state-owned Kazakh TV on 9 October [Presenter] The oil and gas sector is a strategic part of our economy, and development of the oil transportation sphere is highly important as well. The third international conference on oil transportation issues started in Almaty.
Text of report in English by Turkish privately-owned, mass- circulation daily Hurriyet website on 11 October The European Union said Turkey should waste no more time and negotiate seriously over the Nabucco gas pipeline while the US reiterated its support on the 12bn US dollars billion project.
By Anonymous Federal International has secured, through business associate PT Geolink Nusantara, a build, operate and own project for an oil pipeline in Indonesia's East and Central Java.
By Share, Jeff Executive Profile As the world anxiously watches Russian bombs rain their death and destruction over neighboring Georgia, one bears in mind that energy pipelines are one of the key issues that is causing increased tensions between Russia, Georgia and several of its other Caspian neighbors in recent years.
Text of report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Moscow, 8 October: Russia's decision on its involvement in the construction of the Nabucco gas pipeline will depend on the situation in the region, Russian First Deputy Foreign Minister Andrey Denisov has told Interfax.
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...
- A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
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