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2008-10-09 06:00:35

Text of report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Almaty, 9 October: Kazakhstan sees no need to construct additional gas pipelines in the conditions of limited resources in the country, Deputy Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Lyazzat Kiinov has said. "We have limited resources (of gas - Interfax-Kazakhstan). We have already signed a contract with Russia on the volume we are planning to deliver. It is still early for Kazakhstan to hold talks on constructing a gas...

2008-10-08 09:00:42

By Jasen Lee Deseret News The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will hold two meetings in northern Utah this month regarding the 680-mile Ruby Pipeline, and residents who live in the proposed path of the natural-gas pipeline will have their chance to speak out on the controversial project. The first meeting is scheduled for Oct. 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hyrum Civic Center. The second open house is slated for Oct. 16 at the Brigham City Senior Center at 7 p.m. The commission plans to...

2008-10-07 18:00:30

ALMATY. Oct 7 (Interfax) - Kazakhstan has not discussed the amount of its oil that could be pumped through the East Siberia - Pacific Ocean (ESPO) pipeline. "This is a theoretical possibility. We did not discuss specific amounts of oil," Kazakh Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Sauat Mynbayev said at the KIOGE conference in Almaty on Tuesday. It was reported earlier that Russian Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko said that Kazakh national oil transportation company KazTransOil is "very...

2008-10-07 09:00:40

The China National Petroleum Corporation has begun construction of an initial compressor station on the Central Asia gas pipeline in Kaskadarya in Uzbekistan. The compressor station is expected to function as the heart of the gas pipeline, receiving gas from upstream and conveying it downstream after compression. According to the China National Petroleum Corporation's (CNPC) construction plan, the China Petroleum Engineering & Construction Corporation will complete roads and ground...

2008-09-27 09:00:25

In an interview with journalists, the head of the Kazakh national oil and gas company KazMunayGaz, Kairgeldy Kabyldin, talks about the strategy of developing oil export routes from Kazakhstan and Kazakhstan's participation in several international oil projects. He attempts to alleviate fears that the recent Russian-Georgian conflict will increase the risk of exporting oil via the Baku- Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline. He says Kazakhstan will not change plans for exporting oil via this pipeline and...

2008-09-23 06:00:29

OKLAHOMA CITY and DALLAS, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OGE Energy Corp. and Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. announced today that the parties have entered into an agreement to form a joint venture combining OGE's Enogex midstream business with ETP's interstate operations as well as its midstream operations in the Rocky Mountains. The transaction will create a joint venture with diverse business lines and an expansive geographic platform to pursue growth opportunities in midstream and...

2008-09-22 21:00:27

AKTYUBINSK (Kazakhstan). Sept 22 (Interfax) - Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has asked his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev to commission their governments to complete the expansion of the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC). "I would like to ask you to commission our governments to complete the CPC expansion," Nazarbayev told the Russian president in his final speech at a forum of border regions. "It is very important to have Kazakh oil going precisely through Russia," he said....

2008-09-22 12:00:33

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). "I would like to ask you that we instruct the governments to completely solve the issue of expanding the CPC," Nazarbayev told the Russian president during his final speech at a forum of [the heads of]...

2008-09-22 09:00:49

Turkmenistan-China natual gas pipeline to go into operation on schedule: president ALMATY, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has said the pipeline designed to transport Turkmenistan's natural gas to China would go into operation as scheduled, according to news reports from Ashgabat Friday. Berdymukhamedov made the remarks Thursday when inspecting the pipeline project, Turkmenistan's state news agency reported. Turkmenistan and China, with their leaders...

2008-09-19 06:00:26

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. As the West and Russia are at loggerheads over energy issues, the regional countries have to hurry and contribute to the plans of the tested and reliable partners, the article concludes. The strike on Georgia was actually an indirect blow on the whole Caspian oil and gas geopolitics of the West and should have been a severe...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.