LOCALS ARE LARGEST GROUP EXPECTED AT BTC PIPELINE MEETINGS

21.08.2003 [17:16]
In accordance with EBRD press-release, local people living along the route of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) oil pipeline, local officials and local interest groups are expected to form the bulk ...

SEMPRA TO BUY 140,000 TONNES OF AZERBAIJANI OIL

21.08.2003 [17:16]
According to the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR), the U.S. company Sempra has won a tender to buy 140,000 tonnes of oil from the September consignment ...

CONFERENCE ON LEGISLATIVE REGULATION OF THE KAZAKHSTANI SECTOR OF THE CASPIAN SEA TO BE HELD IN ALMATY

21.08.2003 [12:17]
According to the “ Kazakhstan Today”, from 21-23 August at the Kazakh University Academy there will be an international scientific and practical conference dedicated to the legislative regulation and ...

ADVANCE BORING OF WELLS IN WESTERN PART OF AZERI COMPLETED

21.08.2003 [12:16]
Advance boring work on the western part of Azeri as part of the stage-2 project from the recently installed template has been completed. According to the Baku office of ...

“EUPEC/AZPETROL” TO BE INVOLVED IN BTC PROJECT

20.08.2003 [23:11]
German-Azerbaijani Company “EUPEC/AZPETROL” is expected to join the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline constriction project soon.
The joint venture has already concreted 700 m 2 of pipeline on the “Phase-1” stage of “Azeri” ...

UKRANIAN COMPANY TO REPAY ITS DEBTS TO SOCAR

20.08.2003 [22:11]
State Joint Stock Company “Ukrresurs”will have repaid its debt for the diesel oil to the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic before October 2003.
According to the Embassy of Ukaraine ...

JUBILEE OF GAS INDUSTRY CELEBRATED IN SUMGAIT

20.08.2003 [17:07]
A scientific conference held in Sumgait was dedicated to the 80th anniversary of creation of gas industry of Azerbaijan.
Director of science-research institute Gasproject Eldar Aliyev, deputy of executive authorities ...

OIL REFINERY PLANT CELEBRATES SEMI-CENTENNIAL ANIIVERSARY

20.08.2003 [14:00]
The oil refinery "Azerneftyanadzhag" is celebrating its 50-th anniversary this year. According to SOCAR, since its existence this plant has refined over 280 million tonnes of crude oil. Currently ...

FIRST PRE-DRILLING WELL ON SHAH DENIZ GAS CONDENSATE DEPOSIT TO BE DRILLED TO DEPTH OF 6500 METRES

20.08.2003 [13:52]
The depth of the first of three pre-drilling wells that will be made within the stage 1 programme for pre-drilling work on the Shah Deniz gas field would reach ...

INCREASE AZERBAIJANI OIL PRODUCTION

19.08.2003 [13:18]
According to the State Statistics Committee, Oil production in Azerbaijan in the first seven months of 2003 was up 1.6% year-on-year to 8.973 million tonnes. The Azerbaijan International Operating ...

DRILLING OF NEW PRODUCTION WELL TO START SOON

19.08.2003 [11:18]
Drilling of a new 2300-m. production well is expected to start on the contracted site of South Western Gobustan. According to information from the company, the well will be ...

PARTICIPANTS OF BAKU-TBILISI-CEYHAN PROJECT TO GET CREDIT FROM EBRD

15.08.2003 [11:30]
ENI, TotalFinaElf and ConocoPhilips, shareholders in the pipeline company BTC Co., have refused to allocate a credit to the Azerbaijani State Oil Company within the framework of additional financing of ...

LOCAL COMPANY AWARDED OF CONTRACT

14.08.2003 [12:34]
“Encotec”, a local company has been recently awarded of contract with BP for design, procurement and installation of the Chemical Injection Package for the Northern Route Export Pipeline. The ...

SOCAR TO SHIP EIGHT BATCHES OF EXPORT OIL

13.08.2003 [17:25]
State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) plans to ship from the port Supsa, Georgia eight batches of Azeri Lights oil in the framework of the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli field development project. So ...

BTC PIPELINE PARTNERS AGREE TO BAIL OUT AZERI STATE OIL COMPANY

13.08.2003 [11:51]
Partners in the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) oil pipeline will lend Azerbaijan nearly 200 mln usd to cover its share of construction costs, project operator BP PLC said.
The bridging loan ...

VOLUME OF TRANSPORTATION BY MAIN PIPELINES INCREASED

12.08.2003 [14:05]
Since the beginning 2003, the total volume of oil and oil products transportation by main pipelines has increased by 25.8% in comparison with the same period of the last year. ...

PRIME-MINISTER OF AZERBAIJAN ILHAM ALIYEV FAMILIARIZED WITH COURSE OF CONSTRUCTION OF AZERBAIJAN SECTION OF BAKU-TBILISI-CEYHAN PIPELINE

11.08.2003 [21:21]
On August 11, Prime-Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev familiarized himself with the course of construction of the Azerbaijan section of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan Main Export Pipeline in the ...

JV PRODUCE MORE GAS THAN IN 2002

11.08.2003 [19:01]
From the beginning of the year, joint oil and gas companies of the country have produced 65165 thousand cu m of gas, that is more by 16,4 percent than during ...

USA IS SURE IN SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION OF BAKU-TBILISI-ERZURUM PROJECT

09.08.2003 [18:42]
AzerTAC correspondent reported from Georgia that the United States Ambassador to this country Richard Mails expressed, August 7, his opinion on the agreement concluded in July, 2003 between Georgian Ministry ...