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2008-09-03 03:00:22

By Anonymous Gazprom will shortly set a record in terms of cost for a gas pipeline project in Russia. Preliminary estimates of the 2,035-km project range from $21-24 billion - depending on the number of compressor stations. The gas will flow from Sakhalin- KhabarovskVladivostok, ending at the port.

2008-08-27 21:00:36

NEW DELHI: The Great Game doesn't get any more exciting. A British company explores for oil in western Siberia. A Chinese giant is interested in acquiring it. But an Indian company, which has lost several key deals in the recent past, goes all out and manages to clinch the deal.

2008-08-26 03:00:51

By Johnston, Daniel This article relates the saga of the Sakhalin II project, one of the earliest of the Russian production sharing agreements.

2008-08-05 09:01:22

HOUSTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Parker Drilling Company announced today a new contract to design the drilling package for the Sakhalin-1 Arkutun-Dagi offshore platform.

2008-08-04 12:01:17

RUSSIA-focused oil company Imperial Energy Corp has received another approach for a possible cash offer for the company.

2008-07-29 15:00:52

Excerpt from report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Moscow, 29 July: The Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation (FAS [TZK in Russian]), which is investigating abuses in price determination by refuelling operators of Russian airports, has opened a case regarding the refuelling operator of the Moscow hub of Domodedovo and Sheremetyevo, the department's statement says.

2008-07-22 21:00:34

MOSCOW. July 22 (Interfax) - Rosneft (RTS: ROSN) has proposed that Gazprom (RTS: GAZP) take part in the Sakhalin-3 (Veninsky block), -4 and -5 projects. A Gazprom spokesman confirmed the information to Interfax. "Proposals from Rosneft have been received.

2008-07-19 15:00:33

Gazprom will buy a 25 percent stake in Daltransgaz, a part owner of a natural gas pipeline in Russia's Far East, the Russian gas monopoly said Saturday. Gazprom will buy the Daltransgaz stake from Rosneft, the largest Russian government-owned crude producer, RIA Novosti reported.

2008-07-18 21:00:26

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2008-07-14 21:00:28

MOSCOW. July 14 (Interfax) - Companies operating three oil projects in Russia under product-sharing agreements failed to ensure the planned level of oil production stipulated in the PSAs in 2007, the Audit Chamber said in a statement.

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2009-09-29 13:59:10

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...

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