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EU moves forward with Trans-Caspian Gas Pipeline: Barroso

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso declared that EU will resume the development of the Trans-Caspian Gas Pipeline (TCP).

EU moves forward with Trans-Caspian Gas Pipeline: Barroso
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Kazakhstan and India mulling a joint gas pipeline

The sides have agreed to expand cooperation in geological exploration of hydrocarbons in Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan and India mulling a joint gas pipeline
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KazTransOil to increase oil pumping tariffs

KazTransOil will increase oil pumping tariffs on exported oil starting from April.

KazTransOil to increase oil pumping tariffs
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Sinopec to pay compensation over pipeline blast

Chinese state-owned oil giant Sinopec will pay compensation over a November pipeline explosion at its facility in the city of Qingdao that killed dozens of people and caused losses of more than $100 million.

Sinopec to pay compensation over pipeline blast
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Probe 'blames Sinopec, city for deadly China pipeline blast'

An official inquiry blames China's state-owned oil giant Sinopec and local authorities in the city of Qingdao for a November pipeline explosion that killed 62 people, state media reported Thursday.

Probe 'blames Sinopec, city for deadly China pipeline blast'
Kashagan oil field. ©Reuters
Results of Kashagan pipeline tests to be unveiled in January 2014

Experts are expected to release their statements on the condition of malfunctioning pipelines at the Kashagan field in mid-January 2014.

Results of Kashagan pipeline tests to be unveiled in January 2014
Kashagan oil field. ©Reuters
No restart of oil production at Kashagan this year

Oil production at the Kashagan field in Kazakhstan is going to be restarted only in 2014, after full inspection of all the pipelines.

No restart of oil production at Kashagan this year
China pipeline blast toll rises to 62
China pipeline blast toll rises to 62

The final death toll from an oil pipeline explosion in the Chinese coastal city of Qingdao is 62.

China pipeline blast toll rises to 62
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New tariffs set for KazTransOil pipeline oil pumping

Kazakhstan Agency for Regulation of Natural Monopolies (Anti-Monopoly Agency) has approved new tariffs on oil pumping through the KazTransOil pipeline.

New tariffs set for KazTransOil pipeline oil pumping
Gazprom launches South Stream construction in Serbia
Gazprom launches South Stream construction in Serbia

Construction began on Sunday for the Serbian stretch of Russia's South Stream pipeline which will bring Russian gas directly to Europe, making it less vulnerable to price disputes.

Gazprom launches South Stream construction in Serbia
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Suspension at Kashagan won't affect Kazakhstan's 2013 budget

Production from the Kashagan oilfield was not taken into consideration when the 2013 Kazakhstan state budget was made, so it will not affect the planned budget revenues.

Suspension at Kashagan won't affect Kazakhstan's 2013 budget
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Myanmar-to-China gas pipeline fully open: media

A pipeline pumping natural gas from Myanmar to energy-hungry China has gone fully operational.

Myanmar-to-China gas pipeline fully open: media
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Third string of Kazakhstan-China pipeline to be launched in 2016

We currently transport over 63 billion cubic meters of gas to China via two strings of this pipeline. Construction of the third string has started and it is scheduled to be launched in 2016: Sauat Mynbayev.

Third string of Kazakhstan-China pipeline to be launched in 2016
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Parliament ratifies agreement on exploitation of Kazakhstan-China pipeline

Kazakhstan Parliament has ratified the agreement between Kazakhstan and Chinese governments on cooperation during development and exploitation of Kazakhstan-China oil pipeline.

Parliament ratifies agreement on exploitation of Kazakhstan-China pipeline
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Kashagan accident won't harm commercial production: Kazakhstan Minister

A small content of gas was discovered in the air during a check of the ground gas pipeline 2km from Bolashak oil treatment plant in Atyrau oblast.

Kashagan accident won't harm commercial production: Kazakhstan Minister
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Kazakhstan to maintain oil pipeline to China without China's help

There will be as few foreign workers at the Kazakhstan-China oil pipeline as possible.

Kazakhstan to maintain oil pipeline to China without China's help
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Kazakhstan negotiating gas supplies with Russia

Kazakhstan is negotiating gas supplies to Astana with Russia.

Kazakhstan negotiating gas supplies with Russia
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Nazarbayev and Xi Jinping launch Beineu-Bozoi gas pipeline

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Chinese President Xi Jinping have launched Beineu-Bozoi pipeline.

Nazarbayev and Xi Jinping launch Beineu-Bozoi gas pipeline
Construction of the new pipeline. ©RIA Novosti.
Samruk-Kazyna halves capacity of Kartaly-Astana gas pipeline

The number of users along the pipeline and regional networks are not large enough to consume this gas. That's why we had to slash the project from 6 to 3 billion cubic meters of gas: Bishimbayev.

Samruk-Kazyna halves capacity of Kartaly-Astana gas pipeline
Major west-to-east oil pipeline proposed in Canada
Major west-to-east oil pipeline proposed in Canada

TransCanada announced plans Thursday for the construction of a $12 billion pipeline to carry oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Atlantic seaboard.

Major west-to-east oil pipeline proposed in Canada