Posts Tagged ‘oil’

Russian oligarch buys Bulgarian oil company “Petrol Holding”

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and Queen of chess Alexandra Kosteniuk in Kalmykia Russian oligarch buys Bulgarian oil company “Petrol Holding”. Former President of the Republic of Kalmykia and President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE), Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, became a majority owner of the largest Bulgarian fuel distributor “Petrol Holding”.

The Switzerland-based company “Credit Mediterranee”, owned Read the rest of this entry »

Story of a tourist from Germany

Bicycle trip Stephan Werner. Story of a tourist from Germany

2012-05-03 > 142km. 412hm / sunny 27°C – 32°C / Ø18km/h / pedaling time 8:00hrs / elevation 133m, today passed 1000km mark since Simferopol (day 9) For some unknown reason, this morning I received a lot of gifts, whenever I stopped to ask for directions or just looking at things, mostly women gave me apples or sweets and wished me a safe trip. Russians are truly very friendly people.
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Kalmykia Reps Meet CPC-R General Director

On April 4 Alexei Mayorov, a Federation Council Member for Kalmykia, and Sergey Bazyrov, Head of Iki-Burulskiy District Administration in Kalmykia, met with Nikolai Platonov, General Director, Caspian Pipeline Consortium-R”. The meeting discussed various aspects of cooperation between Kalmykia and CPC in as part of CPC’s Expansion project to increase its pipeline capacity to 67 MTA. Read the rest of this entry »

Alexei Orlov signed an agreement on cooperation in the exploration of oil and gas potential of Kalmykia with oilfield services company Schlumberger

Head of Kalmykia Alexey Orlov Oil News Kalmykia. Today a meeting of the Head of the Republic of Kalmykia with Alexey Orlov vice-president of oilfield services company “Schlumberger” Denis Petrakov, reports KalmykiaNews source in the Government of the Republic of Kalmykia. Read the rest of this entry »

Kalmykia and MJ Kaveh Group agreed to work together

House of the Government Last days in the Republic of Kalmykia, a delegation from Iran consisting of: Mr. Mohammad Sadegh Kaveh, CEO of MJ Kaveh Group, and Mr. Karimi Hadi, director of production company.

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Buddhist Revival in Kalmykia

Kalmykia By Anna Nemtsova, Special to RussiaNow. November 8, 2011

One third of the population of Kalmykia was deported during Stalin’s terror. As the region struggles, it returns to its roots for answers.

The first Ceremony of Light offering to Buddha was held last month in Elista, the capital of Kalmykia.
“Let all our wishes come true! Let all living creatures be free of suffering, of danger, of diseases and sadness! Let peace and happiness govern on Earth!” Read the rest of this entry »

In Kalmykia conduct pre-commissioning work on the two constructed wind turbines

Wind turbines As part of the investment project of “Falcon Capital” for the construction vetroenergoparka in Kalmykia Elista arrived in the company’s specialists “F&H Elektrotechnik GmbH” (Hannover, Germany), the press service of the company “KalmEnergokom”.

German specialists Ralph Hoppmann and Rainer Brust will hold a start-up operations at the two built windmills (wind turbines) in the village of Sandy Priyutnensky region of Kalmykia.

Will be made a full cycle – checking and adjustment of the engine and blades, oil changes and Some parts, tuning, and computer cooling systems, the test performance of two wind turbines wind turbines at full power. Final commissioning of wind turbines will result in complete readiness for the generation of “green” electricity. Read the rest of this entry »

CPC Management meeting Head of Kalmykia Alexei Orlov

There has been a working meeting held today between Nikolai Platonov, General Director, Caspian Pipeline Consortium, and Alexei Orlov, the Leader of the Republic of Kalmykia. The participants discussed cooperation between Kalmykia and CPC in the course of the CPC Pipeline Expansion Project. Read the rest of this entry »

Working Meeting Held between Kalmykia’s Head and CPC-R General Director Alexander Tarakanov

Oil fields A working meeting was held between Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, Republic of Kalmykia’s Head, and CPC-R General Director Alexander Tarakanov today in Moscow in the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Kalmykia to the Russia President. Vladimir Babichev,a Member of the Russia Council of Federation, also participated in the meeting.
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Working Meeting between CPC Management and the Republic of Kalmykia Government

A working meeting was held today in Moscow between Caspian Pipeline Consortium Management and the delegation of the Republic of Kalmykia Government headed by its Chairman – Oleg Kichikov. Matters pertaining to the cooperation between the Republic and the Company in anticipation of the implementation of the Project to expand CPC pipeline system capacities. Read the rest of this entry »

Lundin Petroleum spuds Petrovskaya-1 exploration well on the Lagansky block

Lundin Petroleum Lundin Petroleum AB has started drilling the Petrovskaya-1 exploration well in the Lagansky block, situated in the Russian sector of the northern Caspian. Lundin Petroleum has a 70 percent net interest in the Lagansky block.

The Petrovskaya structure is a four-way dip closure located on trend with, adjacent to and up-dip of the Morskaya field. The Petrovskaya well has a planned depth of 2,100m targeting the sandstones of the Lower Cretaceous. Gross unrisked Read the rest of this entry »

Lundin Petroleum starts drilling Lagansky exploration well in Caspian Sea

Lundin Petroleum has started drilling the Laganskaya-1 exploration well in the Lagansky block, situated in the northern Caspian Sea in Russia. Lundin Petroleum has currently a 70% net interest in the Lagansky block.

The well, with a planned depth of 2,000 meters, is targeting Cretaceous and Jurassic Sandstone Reservoirs. The Laganskaya structure is situated towards the southwest of the recent Morskaya discovery but on a different structural trend associated with existing onshore fields. Read the rest of this entry »

Lundin Petroleum has interests in the Lagansky Block in the Caspian region

Lundin Petroleum has interests in the Lagansky Block in the Caspian region.

The Lagansky Block is 2,000 square kilometres in size and is located offshore in the north Caspian area, close to major world class hydrocarbon discoveries. The Morskaya discovery was made in 2008 and contains good quality oil and has estimated contingent resources Read the rest of this entry »

King of Kalmykia

King of Kalmykia

Tom Parfitt
The Guardian, Thursday 21 September 2006

King of Kalmykia Life is not all plain sailing for Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, the flamboyant leader of the Russian republic of Kalmykia. For a start, his Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit II needs constant repairs thanks to the rutted roads of his impoverished fiefdom. And then there is the danger of alien abduction. He has already been pressganged into one trip on a UFO – in Read the rest of this entry »

CPC Signs Inter Connection Agreement with ZAO State Investment Company Kalmtek

Oil fields CPC Signs Inter Connection Agreement With ZAO State Investment Company KalmTEK. Russian Crude Will Soon Start To Be Pumped By CPC.

The Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) and the state investment company KalmTEK today reached agreement that will provide for the first shipment of crude oil, extracted from Russian deposits, through the CPC network. This agreement exercises the Russian Federation access rights to CPC. Read the rest of this entry »