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By Watkins, Eric US Sen. John McCain, the Republican Party's presidential hopeful, has underscored concerns in the country about the viability of the Caucasus as a secure transit corridor for oil and gas.
By Watkins, Eric BP PLC has restored exports of natural gas from Azerbaijan into the South Caucasus Pipeline (SCP), but said the 150,000-b/d Western Route Export Pipeline (WREP) remains shut, as does the 1 million b/ d capacity Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) oil pipeline.
Text of report by Hungarian privately-owned liberal newspaper Nepszabadsag website, on 20 September [Commentary by Andras Gyorgy Deak: "Notes on Energy Policy in Connection With Foreign Affairs Dispute"] Following the war between Georgia and Russia, Hungarian foreign policy has again started to "chew over" the issue of the Nabucco and South Stream pipelines.
Text of report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Aktobe, 22 September: Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev asks his Russian counterpart, Dmitriy Medvedev, to instruct the governments [of both countries] to solve the issue of expanding the Caspian pipeline consortium (CPC).
Lundin Petroleum has started drilling the Laganskaya-1 exploration well in the Lagansky block, situated in the northern Caspian Sea in Russia. Lundin Petroleum has currently a 70% net interest in the Lagansky block.
Text of report by Russian newspaper Gazeta, owned by metals magnate Vladimir Lisin, on 27 August [Article by Nikolay Vardul: "Pipeline Residue Left by War"] The conflict in South Ossetia is, of course, first and foremost a territorial and ethnic conflict.
Azerbaijan, along with other Central Asian gas producing countries, has to make a swift choice with regard to NABUCO project, Turan's analytical piece has concluded.
Oil flow resumes at BTC pipeline after technical failure in Turkey ANKARA, Sept.
Text of report by state-run Iranian radio on 14 September [Presenter] The minister of oil has warned the [Austrian energy firm] OMV about delays in the Nabucco gas pipeline. Gholamhoseyn Nowzari said that unless OMV finalizes the contract soon, Tehran will look for other gas export partners.
Text of report in English by Turkish semi-official news agency Anatolia Adana, 13 September: Oil flow has resumed at the Baku-Tbilisi- Ceyhan pipeline after technicians fixed the technical failure at a pumping station in eastern Turkey on Saturday [13 September].
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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