Russia and Caspian upstream in brief archive - 2018

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The Russia & Caspian upstream in brief provides Wood Mackenzie's expert opinion and analysis of the key events impacting the upstream industry in the region. We draw upon our upstream database and data tools to help deepen our clients' understanding of the region. The report primarily focuses on exploration and appraisal drilling, project developments, production, licensing, fiscal and regulatory changes, geopolitics, and corporate and M&A activity.

Table of contents

    • Uzbekistan GTL secures critical US$2.3 billion financing
    • Gazpromneft and Repsol acquire ASB Geo
    • Commercial oil production launched at Yaro-Yakhinskoye
    • Lundin Petroleum exits Russia's upstream
    • NOVATEK signs new deals for GBS construction, equipment for Arctic LNG-2
    • Kazakhstan breaks ground on Saryarka gas pipeline to Astana
    • OPEC and Russia ink new production cut deal
    • December editorial - Enhancing Russia's oil production
    • Chevron and ExxonMobil evaluating exit from Azerbaijan
    • LUKOIL signs up for offshore Kazakh exploration
    • Yamal LNG exports first 100 cargoes in less than a year
    • Line C of Turkmenistan-China Gas Pipeline reaches design capacity
    • Gazpromneft wins the licence for the South Obski block
    • Nostrum Oil & Gas further downgrades Kazakh production guidance
    • Yamal LNG commissions the third train
    • BP Azerbaijan – production strong, exploration rebounding
    • TurkStream offshore section complete
    • CNPC and NC KazMunaiGas relinquish Kazakh offshore exploration blocks
    • NOVATEK continues its successful exploration campaign
    • Gazpromneft makes a billion barrel discovery offshore Sakhalin
    • Azerbaijan-focused Greenfields Petroleum to list in London
    • Azerbaijan evaluates its gas import needs for 2019-20
    • November editorial - Georgia's upstream sector - why's it on our mind?
    • Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) upheld by new Italian government
    • Eni exits Black Sea project with Rosneft
    • Kazakhstan agrees to increase gas exports to China
    • Gazprom set to resume Turkmen gas purchases
    • Total signs MoU to evaluate Uzbek exploration
    • NOVATEK intends to commission Vysotsk LNG in 2018
    • Get ready for Arctic LNG-3
    • October editorial - Russia looks east again
    • How high can Russian production go?
    • Kazakhstan and Eni/Shell-led Karachaganak consortium to settle PSC dispute
    • LetterOne and BASF merge upstream assets to form Wintershall DEA
    • Total acquires extra 0.5% share in NOVATEK
    • Resource upgrade at Neptune
    • NOVATEK increases reserves at Salmanovskoye (Utrenneye)
    • ONGC Videsh to exit offshore Kazakh exploration project
    • BP buys into Azerbaijan's onshore, with exploration in mind
    • FID for debottlenecking at Kazakhstan's Karachaganak megaproject
    • Rosneft withdraws from Pechora LNG
    • Gazpromneft deal with Mubadala and RDIF completed

Tables and charts

This report includes 11 images and tables including:

  • Saryarka gas pipeline
  • IOC value in Azerbaijan (upstream and midstream)
  • Location of the Zhenis block in the Caspian Sea
  • Chinarevskoye sales production
  • Ayashski block in Russia's Far East
  • Gazprom purchases of Turkmen gas, 2008 onwards
  • Russian monthly production since 2016
  • Karachaganak PSC Settlement Agreement
  • Evolution of Total's participation in NOVATEK
  • NOVATEK's LNG projects
  • Karachaganak megaproject: liquids production outlook (base case)

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