Kardashian West wades in on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Amid international appeals to end the hostilities and initiate peace talks, Kim Kardashian West, whose late…

‘New chapter’ as work starts on Afghan leg of TAPI pipeline

Work on the Afghan leg of the 1,814 km, $8bn TAPI natural gas pipeline that will…

Odds on Trans Caspian pipeline shorten as littoral states settle their differences

After nearly 30 years of haggling over the legal status of the Caspian Sea, its five…

International consortium signs up to super-deep Caspian drilling project

An international consortium involving  Chinese, Italian, Californian, Azeri and  Kazakh companies has agreed to drill for…

Baku FTZ up and running by year end

Baku’s free trade zone (FTZ) will begin operating by the end of the year, the director…

Kashagan revenues come on stream with 2017 production set to double

After years of delay, Kazakhstan’s giant Kashagan oil field  is finally delivering on its promise, with…

Astana to auction 60 Kazakh oilfields

Kazakh oilfields:  Astana is planning to put more than  60 potential oil and gas  fields up for…

Southern Gas Corridor on track for 2018 with SD2 over 70% complete

Half of the $42bn that Azerbaijan’s mammoth offshore Shah Deniz 2 (SD2) gas field  is expected to cost…

Overseas investors take a look at $300m Caspian wind power station

Caspian wind power: A number of private-sector investors from China, the UAE and Germany have expressed an…

China and Azerbaijan sign MoU for $17bn OGPPC downstream project

OGPPC: China’s largest oil and gas producer and supplier CNPC has signed an MoU with the…

Baku ready to help transport Turkmen gas to Europe via Southern Gas Corridor

 The governments in Baku and Ashgabat are in the process of  negotiating a deal to enable…

BP Azerbaijan announces plans to drill off Absheron peninsula

BP Azerbaijan is planning  to start exploratory drilling on  in the shallow waters of the Absheron peninsula…

EC approves Trans Adriatic Pipeline

The European Commission yesterday  approved the Host Government Agreement between Greece and the Trans Adriatic Pipeline…

Rouhani and Aliyev pave way for Caspian Sea cooperation

Caspian Sea cooperation: During a meeting with his Azeri counterpart Ilham Aliyev in Tehran yesterday, Iran’s President Rouhani…

Total close to deal over next-generation rig for Absheron field in Caspian Sea

France’s Total company and Azerbaijan’s state-run SOCAR are close to completing negotiations on the completion and delivery of…

Kazakh economy to grow by 1.1% as Kashagan oil field comes on stream

With the giant Kashagan oil field set to come on stream this year, the World Bank…

Turkmenistan completes East-West gas pipeline

Turkmenistan last week announced that it has completed construction of the strategic East-West gas pipeline linking its…

Temir Zholy planning logistics terminals on Baltic Sea and Gulf

Temir Zholy, Kazakhstan’s state-run rail company, is looking into the possibility of building terminals on the Baltic…

Shah Deniz 2 on course for 2018 – BP

The massive Shah Deniz 2 gas project in Azerbaijan’s sector of the Caspian Sea is now…

BP and SOCAR to look for more oil off Absheron peninsula

BP is planning to begin seismic surveys the shallow waters around the Absheron peninsula in the Azerbaijani…

Iran and Azerbaijan team up for Caspian Sea oil exploration

Caspian Sea oil exploration: Plans for The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) and The State Oil Company of…

Turkmen gas exports to Europe move up Caspian agenda

Turkmen gas exports to Europe: Foreign ministers from Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and Turkey today resolved to trilaterally…

Eni secures joint subsoil use rights for Isatay block in Caspian Sea

Kazakhstan’s  KazMunayGas (KMG) has announced that it has transferred 50% of subsoil use rights of the Isatay…

Moscow sends warning over Trans Caspian gas pipeline

Moscow believes that unilateral action on the construction of the Trans Caspian gas pipeline will lead…