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2008-08-26 00:00:34

By Stevenson Jacobs NEW YORK - Oil prices tumbled more than $6 a barrel Friday - the biggest one-day percentage plunge in nearly four years - after a rebounding dollar and a Russian troop pullback in Georgia sparked another frenzied sell-off.

2008-08-26 00:00:34

ALMATY. Aug 25 (Interfax) - Kazakhstan has no plans to end its participation in the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline, which ships oil through Georgia to Turkey's Mediterranean coast, bypassing Russia, Kazakh Foreign Ministry spokesman Yerzhan Ashikbayev said in Almaty on Monday.

2008-08-25 09:01:39

Text of report by private Azerbaijani news agency Turan Baku, 25 August: The Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) main oil export pipeline has already resumed operation, the Azerbaijan International Operating Company (AIOC) has told Turan.

2008-08-23 09:00:42

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) TEHRAN, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) - Iran is in talks with two major Asian oil companies regarding the development of the South Caspian Sea region, the English-language Press TV satellite channel reported on Saturday.

2008-08-22 09:01:01

Text of report by Spanish newspaper ABC website, on 21 August [Article by Dario Valcarcel: "Oil Pipelines and Gas Pipelines"] Georgia receives oil, lots of oil, from Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, on the southeast coast of the Caspian Sea.

2008-08-21 00:00:42

By Adrian Hamilton Among all the dramatic and doom-laden suggestions this week of how to deal with Russia after Georgia, one of the most naive must be the suggestion that we can somehow separate the politics from the commerce, playing hardball with the one and softball with the other.

2008-08-20 12:00:52

Text of report by private Azerbaijani TV station ANS on 20 August [Presenter Yelena Sidorenko] The transport of oil via the Baku- Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline has been resumed as a test.

2008-08-20 09:01:21

An official in the Georgian embassy in Azerbaijan has dismissed reports of mining of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) main export pipeline by the Russians.

2008-08-19 15:00:31

By DOUGLAS HAMILTON CRUDE oil prices dived below Dollar113 a barrel in volatile trading in London and New York yesterday, as Tropical Storm Fay swirled toward the east coast of Florida, veering away from oil installations in the Gulf of Mexico.

2008-08-18 18:00:41

Text of report by private Georgian TV station Rustavi-2 on 18 August Russian troops have been mobilized all day today on the territory of the Baku-Supsa oil pipeline and the gas pipeline near the village of Ruisi. Locals say that Russians are digging holes in the ground and presumably laying mines.


Latest Caspian sea Reference Libraries

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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