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2008-07-24 09:01:05

CNPC seeks loans to fund Central Asia-China gas pipeline construction BEIJING, July 23 (Xinhua) -- The China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC), the country's largest oil and gas producer, said it was seeking a 2.5 billion U.S. dollar loan from the China Development Bank for the Central Asia-China natural gas pipeline project. The money would fund construction of the Uzbekistan section of the pipeline, expected to finish in 2009, a CNPC source told Caijing Magazine on Wednesday....

2008-07-23 03:00:53

Gastar Exploration and its joint venture partner Eastern Star Gas hve entered into a heads of agreement with the APA Group, owner of the Central West and Moomba Sydney gas pipelines, pursuant to which options for early delivery of coal seam gas from PEL 238 into the New South Wales gas market are to be investigated. Under the heads of agreement (HoA), it is anticipated that coal seam gas would be initially delivered to New South Wales gas markets via APA's Central West Pipeline, with APA's...

2008-07-17 21:00:31

MOSCOW. July 17 (Interfax) - Gazprom Neft (RTS: SIBN) CEO Alexander Dyukov confirmed his company's interest in acquiring a 49% stake in Kazakh gas producer MangistauMunaiGaz and launching strategic cooperation with the company at a meeting with KazMunayGas President Serik Burkitbayev on Thursday, the two companies said in a joint press release. The two officials also discussed cooperation between Gazprom Neft and KazMunayGas as concerns the joint exploration, extraction and refining of oil...

2008-07-16 21:00:26

MOSCOW. July 16 (Interfax) - Russia and Oman have discussed bilateral cooperation, including on the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) project. The talks were held between Oman's National Economy Minister Ahmed bin Abdul-Nabi Makki, Trade and Industry Minister Makbul bin Ali Sultan, Russian Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko and Trasneft's President Nikolai Tokarev, Transneft's Vice President Mikhail Barkov told Interfax. In particular the ministers discussed Russia's plans to buy Oman's stake...

2008-07-16 21:00:25

MOSCOW. July 16 (Interfax) - Oil production in the northern portion of the Caspian Sea may reach 37 million tonnes a year by 2023, Deputy Energy Ministry Anatoly Yanovsky said at the Caspian energy forum in Moscow on Wednesday. Gas production in the region might rise to 18 billion cubic meters (bcm) a year by 2023, he said, citing Energy Ministry estimates that include new discoveries. Russian oil major Lukoil (RTS: LKOH) has reserves in the northern Caspian topping 290 million tonnes of...

2008-07-15 09:01:21

Text of report by Hungarian privately-owned liberal newspaper Nepszabadsag website, on 14 July [Report on interview with Kanat Bozumbayev, Samruk Holding president, by Peter Dunai in Astana; date not given: "Will There Be Supplies for Nabucco, Stream Pipelines? - in Conversation With Kanat Bozumbayev, President of Kazakhstan's Top State-Owned Samruk Holding "] In response to Nepszabadsag's question on the business and political prospects of the future construction of Nabucco and other gas...

2008-07-13 15:00:24

Text of report by Russian newspaper Gazeta, owned by metals magnate Vladimir Lisin, on 7 July [OSC Translated Text] [Article by Nikolay Vardul: "Going down Putin's path" - taken from HTML version of source provided by ISP] [Russian President] Dmitriy Medvedev has conducted a tour of the capitals of Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, and Kazakhstan. According to the official theory, his visit was completely a protocol one. In reality, even the tour route itself suggests that hidden behind the...

2008-07-13 09:00:33

Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Asgabat, 13 July: Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan have been conducting talks on Turkmen gas exports. Turkmen Deputy Prime Minister Tacberdi Tagyyew, who is in charge of the country's oil and gas sector, briefed the president about the talks' results today. Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev came up with a proposal to buy Turkmenistan's gas at a recent meeting with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow in Astana, where the latter...

2008-07-11 21:00:19

ARKHANGELSK. July 11 (Interfax) - Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin has said the government is discussing the possibility of acquiring Oman's stake in Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC). Oman decided earlier to withdraw from the CPC due to what it called the inefficiency of the project. The governments with stakes in the CPC - Russia and Kazakhstan - have the preemptive right to buy out Oman's 7% stake. Russia and Kazakhstan could split Oman's stake in the CPC equally among each...

2008-07-11 09:00:59

The China National Petroleum Company has commenced construction of the Central Asia to China natural gas pipeline. The Central Asia-China pipeline is reportedly the largest among China's overseas gas projects. With a total length of 1,818km, it will originate at the Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan borderline, passing through Uzbekistan, across southern Kazakhstan and into China's Xingjiang autonomous province at Horgos, where it will be connected with the country's second West-East gas pipeline....


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