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Kazakhstan confirms discovery of two offshore fields in Caspian Sea

Two promising offshore fields discovered at the Caspian Sea in Kazakhstan for the first time after Kashagan field.

Kazakhstan confirms discovery of two offshore fields in Caspian Sea
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Talks under way with new partners over Abai oil block

Earlier the country’s media reported that Norway’s Statoil was leaving the project following the 7 years of failing talks to start production.

Talks under way with new partners over Abai oil block
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KazMunaiGas to develop Abay with new partner

Oil and Gas Ministry has officially confirmed that KazMunaiGas national company will start developing Abay field with a new partner.

KazMunaiGas to develop Abay with new partner
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Military helicopter falls in Caspian Sea in Azerbaijan

Mi-17 helicopter owned by Azerbaijan Defense Ministry fell into the sea near Shikhovo village 250 meters from the shoreline.

Military helicopter falls in Caspian Sea in Azerbaijan
Kashagan oil and gas field. ©REUTERS
Kazakhstan's Kashagan tagged world's most expensive energy project

Kashagan's development in Kazakhstan has already absorbed $116 billion, which makes the project one of the most expensive discoveries of the last 40 years.

Kazakhstan's Kashagan tagged world's most expensive energy project
Kashagan oil and gas field. ©REUTERS
Sale of ConocoPhillips' stake in Kashagan to India is a 'red flag' for China

Independent expert Olzhas Baidildinov of Kazakhstan has expressed his opinion on the news about ConocoPhillips intent to sell its stake in Kashagan to Indian ONGC.

Sale of ConocoPhillips' stake in Kashagan to India is a 'red flag' for China
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Kazakhstan and Indian workers fought for queue in tea-house on D Island at Kashagan

Atyrau oblast prosecutors investigated into the details of a fight between workers on D Island at giant Kashagan oil field at the Caspian Sea.

Kazakhstan and Indian workers fought for queue in tea-house on D Island at Kashagan
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Kazakhstan guards wounded two Russian citizens in Caspian waters

Kazakhstan border guards have wounded two Russian citizens on board of two boats that entered Kazakhstan’s territorial waters of the Caspian Sea.

Kazakhstan guards wounded two Russian citizens in Caspian waters
South Korea President Lee Myung-bak. © Daniyal Okassov
Kazakhstan and South Korea to jointly explore Zhambyl oilfield in Kazakhstan’s Caspian offshore

The two sides will start constructing the gas processing and chemicals producing facility in Atyrau ahead of schedule

Kazakhstan and South Korea to jointly explore Zhambyl oilfield in Kazakhstan’s Caspian offshore
Caspian Sea. ©RIA Novosti
Caspian map requires time and money

The final result that we want is a topographic map of the shelf and bottom of Kazakhstan sector in 1:25,000 scale: expert.

Caspian map requires time and money
Naiza border boat. Photo courtesy of www.lada.kz
Kazakhstan border service's motor boat staved in at Caspian Sea

On June 27 Naiza border service boat staved in when navigating the waters the Caspian Sea: press-secretary.

Kazakhstan border service's motor boat staved in at Caspian Sea
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Kazakhstan floats its first Kazakhstan-made drilling rig

KazMunaiGas, along with KNOC, completed manufacturing of a submersible drilling barge Caspian Explorer; it was officially floated on June 14.

Kazakhstan floats its first Kazakhstan-made drilling rig
Kashagan oil field. ©REUTERS
Second and third phases of Kashagan development will start on time

The second and third phases of the project will start on time and the profitability of the field time-wise is estimated until 2112: KazMunaiGas.

Second and third phases of Kashagan development will start on time
Helicopter attacking the sea craft that was hijacked by terrorists. Maneuvers. ©RIA Novosti
Russian Navy and marines are ready to defend Caspian oil sites from terrorists

A group of ships from Caspian navy was put to sea for training focused on defense of oil sites from terrorist attacks in late May.

Russian Navy and marines are ready to defend Caspian oil sites from terrorists
We have no control over ecological situation at Caspian Sea: Kazakhstan Environmental Protection Minister
We have no control over ecological situation at Caspian Sea: Kazakhstan Environmental Protection Minister

We are more concerned over creation of a powerful monitoring system at the Caspian Sea, which we lack completely: Kazakhstan Minister.

We have no control over ecological situation at Caspian Sea: Kazakhstan Environmental Protection Minister
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Total suggests an integrated logistics platform at the Caspian Sea to cater to all oil and gas operators in the region

Total has been operating in Kazakhstan since 1993.

Total suggests an integrated logistics platform at the Caspian Sea to cater to all oil and gas operators in the region
Lukoil stationary oil platform at Caspian Sea. ©RIA Novosti
LUKOIL wants to complete negotiations on Khvalynskoye field by year end

Joint teams are working, the license has been obtained, so we hope that the negotiations process will be completed by the end of this year: LUKOIL President.

LUKOIL wants to complete negotiations on Khvalynskoye field by year end
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Kazakhstan and South Korea sign an MoU to construct a Caspian shipyard

The MoU was signed on the sidelines of the KADEX-2012 international weaponry exhibition in Astana by Kazakhstan Engineering and STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.

Kazakhstan and South Korea sign an MoU to construct a Caspian shipyard
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PHOTO: First Kazakhstan rocket ship floated out in Uralsk

The first rocket-gunnery ship made by Zenit Uralsk plant has been floated out in Uralsk.

PHOTO: First Kazakhstan rocket ship floated out in Uralsk
Mi-8 helicopter. Photo courtesy of kp.ru
Mi-8 helicopter crashed at Kazakhstan shore of Caspian sea

Mi-8 helicopter crashed in Atyrau oblas.

Mi-8 helicopter crashed at Kazakhstan shore of Caspian sea

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