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2011-01-18 00:00:39

Platform's construction could threaten future of sub-species Washington, D.C. (Vocus/PRWEB) January 17, 2011 Sakhalin Energy Investment Company "“ part owned by Shell "“ has announced plans to build a major oil platform near crucial feeding habitat of the Western North Pacific gray whale population in the Russian Far East. Only around 130 whales of the critically endangered Western population exist today, and their primary feeding habitat "“ off Sakhalin Island "“...

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2011-01-17 08:35:31

Sakhalin Energy Investment Company "“ part owned by Shell "“ has announced plans to build a major oil platform near crucial feeding habitat of the Western North Pacific gray whale population. Only around 130 whales of the critically endangered Western population exist today, and their primary feeding habitat "“ off Sakhalin Island in the Russian Far East "“ is already besieged by multiple oil and gas exploration and development projects. The construction and operation...

2010-11-30 09:06:00

MOSCOW, November 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Peter Voser, Chief Executive Officer of Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A; NYSE: RDS.B), signed a protocol on strategic global cooperation. This agreement establishes basic guidelines for the companies' broader collaboration. Amongst the opportunities the companies will consider are: - Further development of bilateral cooperation in exploration and...

2010-07-07 15:00:00

HOUSTON, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced today that it has signed an agreement with Gazprom Dobycha Shelf LLC for the manufacture and supply of subsea production equipment to support the Kirinskoye field. The award has a value of approximately $190 million in revenue to FMC Technologies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081222/LAM028LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081222/LAM028LOGO) Kirinskoye is a...

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2009-04-25 08:05:00

Conservation groups advocating the protection of critically endangered gray whales say they have cause to celebrate. After extended talks with Russian gas and oil companies, the groups say they have managed to win agreements from several firms to end seismic drilling work in order to give the struggling whales a chance to breed undisturbed. The energy companies' agreement to suspend work comes on the heels of recent research studies that demonstrated how their methods of extracting fossil...

2008-11-07 15:00:18

A 496-mile Russian oil and gas pipeline from the Sea of Okhotsk to Prigorodnoye is on line and has begun operations, an energy company official said. Marina Makarova, manager in charge of the pipeline at Sakhalin Energy Co., said the pipeline, which began filling with gas and oil Thursday, is scheduled to receive its first tanker for shipment by the end of the year, Itar-Tass reported. Within a month, it should be pumping oil from offshore deposits in the Sea of Okhotsk to Prigorodnoye,...

2008-10-03 21:00:19

YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK. Oct 3 (Interfax) - Gazprom (RTS: GAZP) plans to launch production at the Kirinskoye gas field, which is part of the Sakhalin-3 project, in 2014, Viktor Timoshilov, head of the company's eastern projects coordination department, said at an oil and gas conference in Sakhalin. Gazprom will prepare design and estimate documentation in 2009- 2010, carry out seismic work and drill two wells, he said. "The field is expected to open in 2014," he said. Gas reserves at the...

2008-09-22 21:00:27

MOSCOW. Sept 22 (Interfax) - South Korea is interested in the construction of a gas pipeline from Russia, South Korean ambassador to Moscow Li Gyu Hyen has said. "We are considering the possibility in the future of constructing of a gas pipeline from Siberia to the Korean peninsula," he said at a briefing in Moscow. He admitted that such a project would face certain difficulties stemming, for instance, from the relations between the two Koreas. The ambassador also expressed his country's...

2008-09-03 03:00:22

By Tubb, Rita Wl hile North American construction is at an all time high, international projects reflect a higher number of planned pipeline miles than actual construction. Nevertheless, growing world natural gas demand continues to increase planned pipeline mileage. This is reflected in P&GJ's 2008 international survey figures that indicate 77,314 miles of new and planned pipelines are under construction and planned. Of these, 66,642 miles are projects in the planning phase and 10,672...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
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