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2008-09-16 09:00:44

ASHGABAT. Sept 13 (Interfax) - Turkmenistan will expand geological prospecting operations inside the country and increase oil and gas production in the period up to 2030. "The Turkmen oil and gas industry development program designed for the period up to 2030 includes significant targets to expand the scope of geological prospecting work inside the country and significantly increase oil and gas production and supplies of their derivatives to domestic consumers and to foreign markets,"...

2008-09-14 06:00:18

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. He told the Austrian Wiener Zeitung that the Austrians must be quick to finalize the preliminary contracts, because time is passing and we will not wait forever. The oil minister said that Iran has...

2008-09-10 09:00:42

Regency Energy Partners has announced that it plans to expand its pipeline system in north Louisiana to bring natural gas from the Haynesville Shale to market. The $1.1 billion expansion of the Regency Intrastate Gas System will provide 1.45 billion cubic feet per day (bcfd) of new capacity to handle expected increases in production from the region, said Regency Energy. Regency has obtained letters of intent for long-term transportation agreements from anchor shippers covering...

2008-09-10 09:00:41

GE Oil & Gas has announced that it will supply pipeline compression equipment for China's second West-to-East natural gas transmission pipeline, in a contract exceeding $100 million. The second West-to-East pipeline will carry natural gas from Turkmenistan to Shanghai and southern Guandong Province, to help meet the region's growing energy demand. The new pipeline will run more than 9,000km, will traverse 12 provinces and autonomous regions and will have a designed gas transmission...

2008-09-09 21:00:18

BAKU. Sept 9 (Interfax) - The United States backs the development of cooperation with Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan, U.S. Department of State Special Envoy for Eurasian Energy Boyden Gray said. This will allow the market to secure new energy deliveries, Gray said at the conference entitled "Oil and Gas Potential in Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan: Energy, Economy, Ecology. Partnership Strategy" that opened in Baku on Tuesday. All countries should have the right to freely sell their resources,...

2008-09-07 00:00:19

By Mark Leftly REPORTS FROM ASTANA The gleaming towers of the capital city are monuments to black gold, but the Eurasian state is stuck in the middle between Western demand and keeping its Russian and Georgian neighbours sweet From the inside of a translucent golden egg 97 metres in the air, one of the world's great architectural playgrounds can be espied. The vantage point offers the view of a blue-domed presidential palace flanked by two garish, golden office towers. Behind the...

2008-09-05 21:00:19

MOSCOW. Sept 5 (Interfax) - Russia has reached an agreement with Oman on the purchase of the country's 7% stake in the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC), Deputy Energy Minister Stanislav Svetlitsky told journalists on Friday. "We have accepted their offer for the whole 7%. We have submitted our offer to Oman," he said. At the same time, Kazakhstan is still interested in buying the stake, and for this reason no definitive decision has been made on who will buy it or how it will be...

2008-09-04 21:00:32

ASTANA. Sept 4 (Interfax) - The government of Kazakhstan adheres to the diversity of energy export routes, Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Masimov told the Third Eurasian Energy Forum, KazEnergy, in Astana on Thursday. "Kazakhstan will carry on the strategy of diversification of energy routes. The country will adhere to the multi-vector [energy routes] and put the emphasis on their security," he said. "We will be guided exclusively with economic expediency and pragmatism in the choice of a...

2008-09-03 09:00:39

Russia, Uzbekistan reach agreement on new natual gas pipeline ALMATY, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Russia and Uzbekistan agreed Tuesday to build a new natural gas pipeline through Uzbekistan to export Turkmen and Uzbek natural gas, said news reaching here Tuesday from Tashkent, the Uzbek capital. The two countries have agreed on joint construction of the pipeline to meet the challenge of increasing gas export from Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, said visiting Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin...

2008-09-03 03:00:22

By Anonymous Millennium Pipeline Co., L.L.C, has begun its 2008 construction program to complete the 182-mile-long, 30-inch natural gas pipeline across New York's Southern Tier and lower Hudson Valley. More than 90% of the pipeline will be installed within or adjacent to existing pipeline rights-of-way. Millennium is the centerpiece of a $1 billion investment in new energy infrastructure that includes facilities by Empire Pipeline, Algonquin Gas Transmission and the Iroquois Gas...


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