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Russian oil and gas company Rosneft is conducting oil and gas exploration work that may have caused the critically endangered western gray whale to flee its main feeding ground.
Conservation groups advocating the protection of critically endangered gray whales say they have cause to celebrate.
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.
LONDON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Argus, the international energy price reporting agency, has launched daily price assessments for Vityaz and Sokol crude oil from Russia's Sakhalin island.
YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK. Oct 3 (Interfax) - Gazprom (RTS: GAZP) does not rule out that it could invite South Korea's Korea National Oil Corp. (KNOC) to work on the Western Kamchatka shelf, Viktor Timoshilov, Gazprom's Eastern Projects Coordinator, told journalists.
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.
YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK. Oct 3 (Interfax) - The Sakhalin-Khabarovsk- Vladivostok gas pipeline may have capacity of up to 30 billion cubic meters (bcm), Viktor Timoshilov, the coordinator for Gazprom's eastern projects, told journalists. Capacity will be roughly 10 bcm in the first phase to 2011.
KHABAROVSK. Sept 30 (Interfax) - A system of trunk gas pipelines in Russia's Far East and Yakutia to deliver gas to local consumers and eventually abroad is taking shape.
MOSCOW. Sept 30 (Interfax) - Gazprom (RTS: GAZP) and South Korea's Kogas signed a memorandum of understanding on pipeline gas deliveries from Russia to South Korea, the Russian gas giant said.
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.
Nipponosaurus, meaning "Japanese lizard", is a genus of hadrosaurid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period (late Santonian - early Campanian age). It was discovered in 1934 during the construction of a hospital on Karafuto Prefecture (now Sinegorsk, Sakhalin, Russia). More material belonging to this specimen was recovered in the summer of 1937. Though the quality of bone preservation is poor, the skeleton is about 60% complete. It is still one of the most poorly understood lambeosaurine...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.