RUSSIA FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF AGREEMENT ON "ZERO WASTE DISPOSAL" DURING OIL DRILLING

18.11.2003 [12:18]
The Russian government will rigorously see to the implementation by the Caspian littoral states of the agreement on "zero waste disposal" of pollutants during oil drilling activities from the Caspian ...

DEMANDS OF BORCHALI PEOPLE: “IF WE SUPPORT THE GOVERNMENT IT SHOULD SUPPORT US”

15.11.2003 [18:29]
Angered with slurring statements against ethnic minorities and antigovernment appeals by radical opposition in front of the Parliament in Tbilisi, the people of Borchali gathered on November 13 for rally ...

COMPRESSOR STATION PUT INTO EXPLOITATION

15.11.2003 [11:10]
After the completion of reconstruction, compressor station-2 for gas-lifting oil has been put back into operation at deposits being developed by the Nariman Narimanov oil and gas drilling unit. ...

KAZMUNAIGAS PRODUCED 6.5 MILLION TONNES OF OIL AND GAS CONDENSATE DURING JAN-OCT 2003

14.11.2003 [17:07]
During the period from Jan-Oct 2003 the national company KazMunaiGas produced 6.5823 million tonnes of oil and gas condensate, exceeding planned targets by 2.6% and by 6.6% year-on-year. This ...

THE IFC AND EBRD APPROVE BAKU-TBILISI – CEYHAN PIPELINE LOANS

11.11.2003 [22:37]
The board of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) today approved up to $ 250 million in loans to the Baku-Tbilisi – Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline. This follows the ...

SOCAR READY TO SWITCH TO INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING STANDARDS

11.11.2003 [12:55]
SOCAR (State Oil Company of the Azerbaijani Republic) is ready to switch to international accounting standards, even though no other company in Azerbaijan has done that, SOCAR president Natiq Aliyev ...

ABOUT 5.4 MLN TONNES OF OIL PRODUCED FROM CHIRAG IN JAN-OCT 2003

11.11.2003 [11:02]
For the period from Jan-Oct 2003, the Azerbaijani International Operation Company (AIOC) within the framework of the Early Oil project for the development of Chirag (contracted site of Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli) produced ...

ESTIMATION OF GAS-BEARING BED RESERVES ON SHAHDENIZ TO BE ANNOUNCED

10.11.2003 [16:51]
On the results of the second appraisal bore drilling, estimations of new gas-bearing bed reserves on Shahdeniz field of the Caspian sector of Azerbaijan will be announced late December, Vice ...

CONSTRUCTION OF NEFTYANIE KAMNI - BAHAR GAS PIPELINE COMPLETED

10.11.2003 [11:58]
Construction and testing of the 20" underwater gas pipeline from Neftyanie Kamni to Bahar a distance of 66.278 km has been completed. A spokesperson for SOCAR said that the construction ...

“EXXON AZERBAIJAN” LAUNCHES DRILLING FIRST EXPLORATION WELL ON PERSPECTIVE “ZAFAR-MASHAL” STRUCTURE

08.11.2003 [20:34]
“Exxon Azerbaijan” has announced the launching of drilling of the first exploration well at the structure perspective “Zafar-Mashal” in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea.
Reportedly, the water depth ...

PROLONGATION THE PROGRAMME ON WESTERN AZERI WILL BECAME KNOWN AT THE BEGINNING OF 2004

07.11.2003 [11:50]
Prolongation the pre-drilling programme on the western part of Azeri will became known at the beginning of next year. This was reported to journalists by the president of bp-Azerbaijan ...

AZERBAIJAN RECEIVES 800 THOUSAND TONS OF OIL

05.11.2003 [17:15]
According to President of BP Azerbaijan David Woodward, Azerbaijan has received some 800 thousand tons of oil in the framework of “Chirag” field development project for nine month of this ...

IFC BOARD APPROVES INVESTMENTS IN CASPIAN OIL ANS PIPELINE PROJECTS

05.11.2003 [13:20]
AzerTaj Washington-based correspondent reports that the Board of the International Financed Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, approved on November 4 investments in the Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli ...

JOURNALISM WORKSHOPS ON OIL WEALTH OFFERED IN THREE COUNTRIES

04.11.2003 [13:44]
The Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD) is organizing workshops in November for journalists from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Nigeria to focus the public on challenges facing developing nations with rich ...

WINNER ON PILOT CLARIFICATION OF OIL-POLLUTEDLANDS TO BE DEFINED FOR MONTH AND A HALF

03.11.2003 [13:30]
The winner of tender, announced within component of World Bank's project "Urgent investments to ecology", on pilot clarification of oil-polluted lands in Absheron peninsula will last month and a half. ...

DELIVERY OF PIPES TO BATUMI PORT COMPLETED

28.10.2003 [18:16]
Deliveries to the Batumi port of pipes for the construction of the Azerbaijani sector of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline project have been completed. According to the Georgian International Oil Corporation, ...

EXPLORATION DRILLING IN PIRRALLAHI-2 YIELDED GOOD RESULTS

23.10.2003 [22:20]
The exploration drilling on the offshore field Pirallahi-2 in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea yielded positive results. According to the press-service of the State Oil Company’s press-service, two ...

NEXT BATCH OF PROFITABLE OIL REALIZED

22.10.2003 [19:57]
Winner of the tender for purchase of the next batch of profitable oil of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR), produced at the platform “Chirag” in the frame ...

SWISS COMPANY WON TENDER FOR THE NEXT CONSIGNMENT OF AZERBAIJANI OIL

20.10.2003 [17:22]
The Swiss company Glinkor won the tender for the purchase of the next consignment of profitable oil of Azerbaijan produced by AIOC from Chirag deposit (the contracted site of ...