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2008-10-10 03:00:29

By Anonymous Transneft President Nikolai Tokarev recently met South Korean officials to negotiate financing the construction of the East Siberian oil pipeline. The pipeline will connect Taishet, in central Siberia, to Perevoznaya on the Pacific coast close to Russia's border with China. There will be 44 oil pumping stations along the 4,130-km route. The 1,200-mm pipeline will have the capacity to transport up to 80 MMt/a of oil for shipments to China and Japan, as well as to South Korea,...

2008-09-22 21:00:27

MOSCOW. Sept 22 (Interfax) - A decision on building a Chinese extension of the East Siberia - Pacific Ocean (ESPO) oil pipeline may be made soon at negotiations with China, Russian Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko told the media after the Monday meeting of the federal government presidium. "No decision to build an extension to China has yet been made. However, that may be done in the near future," he said. Shmatko said that Russia and China have formed an energy group. Deputy Prime Minister...

2008-09-01 21:00:30

NAKHODKA. September 1 (Interfax) - Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has ordered that the construction of the East Siberia - Pacific Ocean oil pipeline proceed without delays. Putin signed a government directive "to accelerate the construction of the ESPO phases and to prevent delays" in its commissioning during an inspection visit to the construction site of the specialized oil port Kozmino. Kozmino is the final point of the ESPO pipeline, whose first stretch from Taishet to...

2008-08-31 21:00:21

NAKHODKA. Aug 31 (Interfax) - Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has ordered that the construction of the East Siberia - Pacific Ocean oil pipeline proceed without delays. Putin signed a government directive "to accelerate the construction of the ESPO phases and to prevent delays" in its commissioning during an inspection visit to the construction site of the specialized oil port Kozmino. Kozmino is the final point of the ESPO pipeline, whose first stretch from Taishet to Skovorodino...

2008-08-31 15:00:40

Excerpt from report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Nakhodka, 31 August: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is demanding that there be no delays with the construction of the East Siberia-Pacific Ocean oil pipeline (ESPO). Putin signed the corresponding government order - "On accelerating the construction of the sections of the ESPO and not allowing delays" - during an inspection of the construction facilities at the specialized maritime oil port in Kozmino. Kozmino is...

2008-07-25 21:00:31

BEIJING. July 25 (Interfax) - China hopes that the creation of a mechanism of Russian-Chinese energy dialog will contribute to the resolution of problems that emerge in this sphere, an informed source close to the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) management told Interfax. "We think that presently the Russian government should play a more active role in order to contribute to the resolution of cooperation problems, together with Russian companies," the source said. The topical...

2008-06-24 21:02:32

MOSCOW. June 24 (Interfax) - Russian pipeline operator Transneft (RTS: TRNF) will issue a targeted loan totaling no more than 50.211 billion rubles to LLC Spetsmornefteport Kozmino to equip the port as part of the project to build the East Siberia-Pacific Ocean (ESPO) oil pipeline, Transneft said in a statement. The Federal Property Agency, which owns 100% of the company's voting shares, approved the loan at an extraordinary shareholders meeting on June 20, the statement says. The...

2008-06-17 18:00:39

Moscow, June 16 (Jiji Press)--The second-phase construction work for a pipeline to transport East Siberian oil to Japan will start in December 2009, Nikolai Tokarev, chief of Russia's state-run oil pipeline operator Transneft, said Monday. Tokarev showed the prospect at a meeting with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. The second-phase construction will cover the section between Skovorodino and a port in Kozmino near Vladivostok. But there is a possibility that the launch of...

2005-11-20 21:52:59

TOKYO (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin confirmed on Monday that Moscow plans to build a major oil pipeline from Siberia to the Pacific coast and said oil supplies would eventually flow to major consumer Japan. "We plan to build the pipeline to the Pacific coast with eventual supplies to the Asia-Pacifc region including Japan," Putin said in a speech at a Russia-Japan investors forum in Tokyo. Russia is building a 4,130-km (2,566 miles), $11.5 billion pipeline across...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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