Caspian Sea

Caspian Karabakh discovery confirmed

SOCAR and Norway’s Equinor have confirmed today a discovery of Karabagh field located 120 kilometers offshore, east of Baku, in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea. According to SOCAR website, drilling of the first appraisal …

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Caspian Sea hit by 3.8-magnitude earthquake

A magnitude 3.8 earthquake has struck the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea today, according to the Republican Seismic Survey Center of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53 …

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Caspian gives Azerbaijan billion tons of oil

More than one billion tons of oil have been extracted from Azerbaijani offshore fields, Vice President of Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR for Field Development Yashar Latifov said during the Annual Caspian Technical …

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"Caspian Convention lays groundwork for joint projects"

The Convention on the Status of the Caspian Sea, signed more than a year ago by the heads of the five Caspian littoral states, has laid the groundwork for for the active development of joint bilateral and multilateral projects in this region, the …

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5th Caspian Media Forum kicks off in Astrakhan

The 5th Caspian Media Forum has opened in Astrakhan today. The forum is organised by the Center for International Public Policy Studies 'Caspian-Eurasia with information support from the Astrakhan region government. The project is also being …

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"Caspian settlement especially important now"

Russian Foreign Ministry’s Ambassador-at-Large Igor Bratchikov said that the Caspian settlement is especially important in conditions of proximity of crisis centers and zones of instability to the Caspian Sea. …

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Astrakhan to host 5th Caspian Media Forum

Astrakhan will host the 5th Caspian Media Forum on September 24-25, which is a unique site for exchanging experience, discussing new directions for the development of regional and international journalism, creating a single information field …

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Drilling at Shafag-Asiman to begin before year-end

BP will hold an open meeting on September 11 to discuss a document on the Environmental and Socio-Economic Impact Assessment (ESIA) of Shafag-Asiman Exploration Drilling Project, the company's press service reported. BP is expected …

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Azerbaijan to start drilling in Karabakh

The start of drilling at the Karabakh field will approximately come in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to SOCAR's Caspian Drilling International (CDI). It is planned that the Dede Gorgud semi-submersible drilling rig will be …

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Three-point earthquake in Caspian Sea

Last night an earthquake took place in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea. The tremors were recorded at 01:38 local time at a depth of 40 km with a magnitude of 3, Trend reports with a reference to the Republican Seismological …

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Body of pilot of Azerbaijan's crashed aircraft found

The body of the pilot of the MiG-29 aircraft of the Azerbaijani Air Force Rashad Atakishiyev, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said. The wreckage of the aircraft crashed during night training flights were found and recovered from the …

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