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2008-06-27 09:03:03

Excerpt from report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Asgabat, 27 June: In 2009 Turkmenistan will transport natural gas from the right bank of the Amu Darya [river] to China via Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, the president of Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, said in his welcoming message today to participants in the construction of a gas processing facility at the Samandepe field [in eastern Turkmenistan]. It is located on the right bank of the Amu Darya and is in the Bagtyyarlyk...

2008-06-27 00:02:33

By Sanjay Dutta NEW DELHI: At a time when the Left is thwarting the nuclear pact with US, its ideological beacon, China, is raising the bar for another energy deal India is trying to work out in Central Asia. Reports from Turkmenistan - from where India is looking at piping gas through Afghanistan and Pakistan - have alerted New Delhi of a big Chinese push to grab up to 100 billion cubic metres of gas annually at a price higher than what New Delhi is offering. Sources in Ashgabat said...

2008-06-21 00:00:22

By Sanjay Dutta NEW DELHI: The petroleum ministry is planning a conclave of top energy officials and honchos of oil companies from Central Asian countries and Russia, the biggest crude producer outside the Opec cartel, in November. The move forms part of a policy to use oil as a diplomatic tool for building energy security by developing supply sources away from volatile West Asian markets. Key countries from the Caspian and Central Asian regions such as Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan,...

2008-06-18 06:00:29

Excerpt from report by pro-government Turkmenistan.ru Internet newspaper website on 18 June The first meeting of the tripartite coordination committee on the construction of the Caspian gas pipeline and the modernization of the current international gas transportation system was held in the Turkmen capital on 17 June. A report by a turkmenistan.ru correspondent in Asgabat says that leaders of the Turkmengaz [Turkmen Gas] state concern, Russia's Gazprom open joint stock company and the...

2008-06-15 06:00:20

Excerpt from report by state-run Iranian radio Turkmen service on 13 June [Presenter] Esteemed listeners, here is our colleague with a report on Turkmen gas export options to Europe. [Correspondent] Recently, Ukraine's prime minister, Yuliya Tymoshenko, has come up with an idea of the "White stream" gas pipeline project intended to deliver Turkmen natural gas to European countries. Actually, Tymoshenko reiterated the same idea which she had proposed earlier in Brussels, at a meeting of...

2008-05-30 06:00:28

The development of the Dovletabad gas field in Turkmenistan has reached a major milestone with the groundbreaking at the Dovletabad-2 gas compressor station and the commissioning of the Dovletabad-3 booster compressor, according to Interfax. The construction has been contracted to Belgium-based Enex, which reportedly has experience in implementing such projects in the country. The news source noted that after the completion of construction, Turkmenistan's gas supply to Russia and Europe...

2007-11-01 18:00:37

HOUSTON, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spectra Energy is proposing to build a new geographically strategic natural gas pipeline system - the Bronco Pipeline - to connect Rocky Mountain natural gas supplies with under-served Western markets. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061030/CLM051LOGO ) The proposed Bronco Pipeline, an interstate natural gas system more than 650 miles in length, will have an initial capacity of more than 1 billion cubic feet (Bcf) per day. It is...

2007-08-24 21:17:16

KYZYLORDA. Aug 24 (Interfax) - The KuatAmlonMunai JV has commissioned a pumping station at the Konys field it is developing and the Konys-Kumkol oil pipeline in south Kazakhstan. The 73.5-kilometer pipeline cost 1.7 billion tenge to build, the Kyzylorda region administration said in a Friday statement. The pipeline will be used to transport the company's oil to Atasu- Alashankou for further sale in China. The Konys-Kumkol has a daily throughout capacity of 2,000 cubic meters. Thanks to...

2006-03-07 11:51:05

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Tuesday it still opposes a proposed natural gas pipeline linking energy-rich Iran with India, clarifying remarks by President George W. Bush that seemed to soften U.S. opposition to the project. Bush had seemed to suggest a shift in policy when he said during a visit to Pakistan on Friday that "our beef with Iran is not the pipeline, our beef with Iran is the fact that they want to develop a nuclear weapon." India and Iran have been...

2005-12-26 05:03:49

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India and Iran will hold bilateral talks this week in New Delhi to discuss the progress of a proposed $7 billion Iran-Pakistan-India pipeline and a separate liquefied natural gas deal between the two nations. Iran's deputy oil minister, Mohammad Hadi Nejad-Hosseinian, is scheduled to participate in these discussions on December 28 and 29, after arriving in India on Tuesday evening. "The biggest challenge before us today is to find a way as to how do we structure...


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