Regional News: Caspian/Central Asia
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Three Azeri Workers Die In Offshore Platform Accident
Thursday, October 23, 2014 Three workers were killed and one is still missing after an accident at one of the offshore oil and gas platforms in the Caspian Sea, SOCAR says.
Official: Kazakh Oil Output To Rise With Kashagan After 2020
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Kazakhstan expects annual oil output to reach as high as 100 million tonnes after 2020 when the giant Kashagan oilfield resumes pumping.
Lamprell Completes 2nd Caspian Sea Rig
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Rig builder Lamprell completes the 'Mercury' rig for a client that will use the vessel in the Caspian Sea.
China Rongsheng Updates on Drilling at Kyrgyzstan Oil Project
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 China Ronghseng Heavy Industries reports that drilling of five wells in the Kyrgyzstan oil project has been completed.
Statoil Exits Shah Deniz Gas Project With Stake Sale To Petronas
Monday, October 13, 2014 Statoil sells 15.5% stake in the Shah Deniz project in Azerbaijan to Petronas for $2.25 billion.
New Pipelines To Cost Kashagan Oil Project Up To $3.6B
Friday, October 10, 2014 Kashagan will have to spend another up to $3.6B to replace leaking oil and gas pipelines, which also could delay the restart of production, the Kazakh energy ministry said.
Kazakhstan Gives Go-Ahead To Chevron-Led Oil Expansion Despite Costs
Tuesday, October 07, 2014 Kazakhstan has backed an expansion project to boost output of Tengizchevroil despite higher than originally estimated costs, Kazakh Energy Minister Vladimir Shkolnik says.
Cyprus President Suspends Peace Talks
Tuesday, October 07, 2014 Cyprus' president suspends talks on reunifying the ethnically divided island in response to Turkish plans to search for oil and gas in waters.
Cyprus: Turkey Gas Search Could Hurt Peace Talks
Monday, October 06, 2014 Cyprus warns that plans by Turkey to search for oil and gas in waters where it has already licensed companies to drill could derail reunification talks on the ethnically split island.