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Editor's Letter

Petrochemicals Draw a New Set of Investors to the Russian Heartland

Pat Davis Szymczak

As we near the end of 2007 and look toward a new start in 2008, Oil&Gas Eurasia will be taking a look at Russia’s petrochemicals industry through the eyes of one of its main players, LUKOIL-Neftekhim. OGE also looks at the process controls...

Main Article

Last Call for Papers for SPE 2008 ROG Technical Conference & Exhibition

Deadline for papers to be presented at SPE 2008 Russian Oil and Gas Technical Conference & Exhibition is extended to February 7, 2008. Submit a paper here

Cover Story

LUKOIL Chemical Group Develops a Leadership Strategy

Today, LUKOIL Chemical Group is involved in the deeper conversion of hydrocarbons produced by LUKOIL in Russia, and itself produces a wide range of petrochemicals in demand in the Russian and international markets.

Guest Speaker

EAGS President on Geophysics in Russia

In early December an International Academic Conference of Geologists and Geophysicists was hold in Tyumen.

Sperry Drilling Services Introduces New LWD System

In 2007 Sperry Drilling Services introduced the InSite Generation of LWD sensors

Forecast

Happy New Oil and Gas Year! 2008 will change both Russia and the whole world

As the year 2008 approaches, researchers and operating experts of the oil and gas sector working in Russia or in some way interested in Russia are increasingly keen on looking into the nearest future: what changes will the coming year bring?

Awards

The Golden ROSING Award Finds Its New Nominees

Since it was established six years ago by the Russian Society of Oil and Gas Engineers, the “Golden ROSING” award has become one of the most prestigious in the industry

Drilling

Burintekh Designs a Tool to Improve Drilling Efficiency in Eastern Siberia

Until recently, the inconvenience of complex geological sections has hampered development of production drilling in Eastern Siberia

Other

KMG Reaches Deal With Kashagan Consortium

Kazmunaigas (KMG) is pleased to announce that agreement has now been reached with the entire Kashagan consortium in a new Memorandum of Understanding signed.

Samsung Heavy Industries Will Supply Rig Topsides to Vyborg Shipyard

As a result of tender to supply semi-submersible drilling rig topsides for Gazflot conducted at the end of 2007, Vyborg Shipyard (Vyborg) signed a contract with South Korean Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI)

Government Exempt from Duties and Taxes of Imported Offshore Platforms for Geological Surveys

On exemption from customs duties and taxes on floating or underwater drilling or operating platforms imported into the territory of the Russian Federation on a temporary basis

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