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  • 14 May 2019

    One worker has died following last week’s fire on the Saipem-owned pipe-laying vessel which, at the time of the incident, was operating in the Caspian Sea offshore Azerbaijan.  In a statement sent to Offshore Energy Today on Tuesday, a spokesperson for Saipem said that “one person who has been in most critical condition has passed […]

  • 14 January 2019

    TAP secured project financing worth EUR 3.9 billion in December 2018 making it the largest financing agreement for a European infrastructure project in 2018.

  • 12 September 2013

    The Caspian Sea region, which includes Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Iran, is one of the oldest oil-producing areas in the world and is an increasingly important source of global energy production. The area has significant oil and natural gas reserves from both offshore deposits in the Caspian Sea itself and onshore fields in […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lukoil and KazMunayGas have established a consortium on the Zhenis project in the Caspian Sea. 

  • 8 November 2013

    Lamprell, a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewable energy industries, has successfully delivered the first of two Caspian Sea jackup rigs to the client, marking another significant milestone for the group. The rig has now been delivered to the client and was recently […]

  • 31 July 2006

    Iran and Russia are cooperating in building four cargo ships. The vessels are expected to significantly expand Iran’s cargo delivery capacity in the Caspian Sea. Iranian engineers and technicians are supervising building of the vessels of Iran Anzali, Iran Noshahr, Iran Amirabad and Iran Turkman at Russia’s Volgograd shipyard, noted Jamshid Khalili, the managing director […]

  • 8 November 2013

    Lamprell has completed and delivered the first of two Caspian Sea jackup rigs to the client, marking another significant milestone for the Group. The rig has now been delivered to the client and was recently towed out from the Astrakhan re-assembly yard to start operations on its first contract elsewhere in the Caspian Sea. The […]

  • 31 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Extensive experience and skills are the reasons why Blue Water Shipping has been awarded this complicated rig transport to the Caspian Sea. Over the years, Blue Water Shipping has become one of the major players within the transport of giant constructions to the Caspian Sea through the Russian river system. Several of the transports handled […]

  • 13 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Extensive experience and skills are the reasons why Blue Water Shipping has been awarded this complicated rig transport to the Caspian Sea. Over the years, Blue Water Shipping has become one of the major players within the transport of giant constructions to the Caspian Sea through the Russian river system. Several of the transports handled […]

  • 18 March 2014

    Azerbaijani oil company SOCAR has informed that one of its workers died in an incident at the Oil Rocks field, in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea. The company said that the incident occurred around 3 p.m. on March 15 during the repair works, when four workers fell into the sea. Three were immediately recovered, […]

  • 9 September 2011

    Total announced a major gas discovery in the Caspian Sea in the Absheron block offshore Azerbaijan. The Absheron X-2 well has encountered more than 500 feet of cumulated net gas pays within high quality sands on the northern flank of a major 270 square kilometres structure. Reservoirs are expected to extend over the entire northern […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    An explosion occurred on Wednesday, May 8 on the Saipem-operated pipe-laying vessel Israfil Huseynov injuring fourteen people. The vessel was operating in the Caspian Sea in the framework of the Shah Deniz II project. The fourteen people involved in the accident, all employees of the Saipem, were transported to the hospital in the early hours […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Exploration & Production

    Caspian Sunrise, an oil and gas company with a focus on Kazakhstan, has decided to buy the Caspian Explorer drilling vessel for $25 million. 

  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    For maintenance of a port access channel in the Caspian Sea, Damen recently delivered a plough to a local work boat. The maintenance works for the port facility are carried out by a TSHD. In the dredge runs, the TSHD’s drag head is lowered into the sediments on the channel bed, inherently forming a ridge. […]

  • 14 October 2016

    After years of delays and tens of billions U.S. dollars invested, Kashagan, a giant offshore oil field in the Caspian Sea, has shipped the first batch of oil. The field, located in the Kazakh sector of the Caspian Sea, discovered in 2000, has been reopened this month after the replacement of offshore pipelines. To remind, […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Geological & Assistance Services (GAS), a provider of marine surveys, has been appointed to perform survey and positioning support activities for the Chirag Oil Project (COP) 2016, in the Caspian Sea offshore Azerbaijan.  The award was given to GAS’ Azerbaijan Branch as part of the frame agreement awarded by Saipem for the provision of survey services in […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Russian oil company Lukoil has started transporting jackets meant for the ice-resistant platform for the second stage of development of the Filanovsky field, in the Caspian Sea.  Lukoil said on Friday that jackets were being transported from the port of Astrakhan to the Filanovsky field. The platform will be used for drilling and well ops within […]

  • 21 December 2018

    Lukoil’s cumulative production of oil in the Russian part of the Caspian Sea has exceeded 20 million tonnes.

  • 12 December 2011

    Iran’s oil minister Rostam Qasemi announced that the country has discovered a huge natural-gas field in the Caspian Sea. The ministry’s news website, quoted Rostam Qassemi as saying the field is located within the country’s maritime borders at a depth of 700 meters and contains an estimated 50 Tcf of gas. He also said that […]

  • 9 May 2019

    A pipe-laying vessel working for Italian oilfield service provider Saipem reportedly caught fire on Wednesday, May 8.

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Russian driller Eurasia Drilling Company has reportedly won a contract extension for one of its four jack-up rigs.

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    President of Lukoil Vagit Alekperov and Gazprom’s Chairman Alexey Miller, have signed an agreement on purchase of gas produced by Lukoil. In a meeting at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum, the two executives discussed the implementation of the 2014–2024 General Agreement on strategic partnership. Besides signing additional agreement on the supply of gas from […]