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Editor's Letter

Criss-Crossing Russia on the World’s Longest Long Haul Domestic Flight

Pat Davis Szymczak

I’m back in Moscow after two weeks on the road that took me to Yuzno-Sakhalinsk a stone’s throw from Japan, back to St. Petersburg and then on to Chelyabinsk in the foothills of the Ural Mountains.

September is conference and...

Main Article

TNK-BP's Oil and Gas Output Will Be Flat Through 2009

TNK-BP Holding expects its oil and gas production to be flat through 2009, the Russian joint-venture's chief executive Robert Dudley said, blaming the time it will take to offset declining output at older fields.

Featured Article

KazMunaiGas puts a new priority on offshore projects in Kazakhstan

From the Newsroom

Statoil Starts LNG Production from Snohvit

Statoil commenced production of liquefied natural gas (LNG) at the Hammerfest LNG plant, northern Norway, on 13 September. After five years of development, the most northerly gas liquefaction plant in the world has come on stream.

Nord Stream decided on Pipe Tender

Nord Stream has finalised the international tender to supply high-quality steel pipes for the first pipeline. The tender was awarded to EUROPIPE, the world’s largest pipe producer (Mülheim a.d. Ruhr, Germany), and to the Russian pipe mill OMK (Vyksa).

LUKOIL Chemical Group is going to increase output on its Stavrolen company

The Russian North Caspian hydrocarbon resources will be a supply base for the LUKOIL's petchem subsidiary in the south of Russia, especially on the Stavrolen plant.  

Tatneft and Shell to develop strategic partnership

On September 27, 2007 Tatneft and Shell Exploration Company B.V. concluded Agreement on Principles of Strategic Partnership.

TMK to Purchase TNK-ВР Service Assets

TMK Group, a largest oil and gas pipe producers in the world, has announced that it will acquire service assets from Russian oil and gas giant TNK–ВР.

KazMunaiGas announces oil discovery in the "Pearls” project

At the KIOGE-2007 Uzakbai Karabalin, head of KazMunaiGas, has announced of the new hydrocarbons discovered in the “Pearls” project.

Oil and Gas Projects Delayed to 'People Deficit'

Large oil and gas production projects worldwide are likely to continue to suffer delays owing to an expanding shortfall of qualified project engineering resources.

Integra Building Mobile Cementing Units

Stromneftemash, a division of Integra's Uralmash-VNIIBT Group is starting large-scale manufacturing of mobile cementing units, custom designed to suit the Russian oil and gas industry.

Caspian Summit Fails To Resolve Key Question

Leaders of the five nations around the Caspian Sea failed to divide the inland water body, a prize at the center of the global struggle for access to oil and natural gas

SPE 2008 Russian Oil and Gas Confenece Calls For Papers

SPE 2008 Russian Oil and Gas Technical Conference & Exhibition, will be held on October 28-30, 2008, at Rossia Exhibition Complex, Moscow

Kashagan Compensation Agreed

The ENI lead consortium developing Kazakhstan's Kashagan offshore oilfield may have taken a first step towards resolving its dispute with Kazakh state oil company KazMunaigaz

SPE Opens Moscow Office

The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) has announced the opening of a new office in Moscow to enhance service to its members in Russia and develop technical programs for the Russian domestic oil and gas sector



Kazakhstan Adds Value by Developing Its Petrochemical Industry


Rosneft’s Sergei Bachin Comments


Service Companies Give Positive Forecast for MLT in Russia

Land Imaging

Transforming the HSE Risk Profile in Land Seismic Operations

E&P Update

E&P Update

More Top Features

Oil Producers Seek to Cut Flares

Russia’s oil and gas complex wants to reduce the volume of natural gas it flares.

Rostekhnadzor Will Check Nord Stream

Federal Service for Ecological, Technical and Atomic Supervision, Rostekhnadzor, are planning an ecological expertise of the Nord Stream project in December 2007

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