Caspian Sea

Iran offers Azerbaijan cooperation in oil sector

Iran offers Azerbaijan cooperation in oil sector

According Mohsin Khojaste, the CEO of the National Iranian Oil Company, Tehran is currently actively negotiating with Baku on cooperation in the oil fields of the Caspian Sea. According to APA, Khojaste specified that there are no …

Six ship mines found in Caspian Sea's Azerbaijan sector

Six ship mines found in Caspian Sea's Azerbaijan sector

Six naval mines abandoned back in the Soviet era have been found in Azerbaijan’s sector of the Caspian during exploration work at the Umid-Babek block. The area is temporarily closed to shipping, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said on …

Earthquake hits Caspian region

Earthquake hits Caspian region

An earthquake of a 3.5-magnitude hit the Caspian Sea. According to the Republican Seismological Service Center of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan, tremors were recorded on Saturday at 11:37 local time. The source of the …

Reserves of new Caspian field estimated as up to 150 mln tonnes

Reserves of new Caspian field estimated as up to 150 mln tonnes

Lukoil has received commercial inflows of natural gas and condensate at a recently discovered Titonskaya structure on the shelf of the Caspian Sea and reserves ranging from 140 to 150 mln tonnes of equivalent fuel will be presented to the State …

Magnitude 3.2 quake hits Caspian Sea

Magnitude 3.2 quake hits Caspian Sea

A 3.2 magnitude earthquake occurred in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea on Monday, according to the Republican Seismic Survey Center of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences. The quake, depth of 33 km, was recorded at …

Azerbaijan to update its Caspian Sea electronic maps

Azerbaijan to update its Caspian Sea electronic maps

Azerbaijan will reissue nautical charts, update the electronic Caspian Sea maps for vessels sailing under the Azerbaijani flag and change the water areas of the country’s ports. The decision was taken during a meeting of …

Are Iran's UNESCO World Heritage forests under threat?

Are Iran's UNESCO World Heritage forests under threat?

According to Iran's ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts, the plan to install a cable car system in the northern province of Golestan poses no threat to the UNESCO-registered Hyrcanian forests, …

Warships of Caspian Flotilla leave for naval drills

Warships of Caspian Flotilla leave for naval drills

Some 20 warships of the Caspian Flotilla have left their home basis in Russia's Dagestan for naval drills in the Caspian Sea, the Russian Southern Military District said on Thursday. "A heterogeneous grouping of the naval …

Caspian Flotilla holds drills in Dagestan

Caspian Flotilla holds drills in Dagestan

On Saturday, the units of the Caspian flotilla held drills in Dagestan, the press service of the Southern Military District informed, TASS reports. Missilemen and marines were executing training missions. The marines practiced landing …

Bal Missile complex to be deployed on Dagestani coast

Bal Missile complex to be deployed on Dagestani coast

According to the head of the press service of the Southern Military District, Vadim Astafyev, the coastal missile system Bal will be deployed by the Caspian Flotilla on the Caspian coast of Dagestan. The complex consists of (up to ten) vehicles …

Barge runs aground in Caspian Sea

Barge runs aground in Caspian Sea

A barge heading from Astrakhan to Kazakhstan ran aground in the Caspian Sea, the press service of the Russian EMERCOM for the Astrakhan Region reports. "The emergency call was received at 12:30 Moscow time. The cargo barge …

Caspian naval capabilities

Caspian naval capabilities

Over the past years, Russian diplomats have repeatedly expressed their hope that Tehran will ratify the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea signed on August 12, 2018, in Aktau following the results of the 5th Caspian Summit

Future of Caspian oil and gas in Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan

Future of Caspian oil and gas in Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan

Over the past 30 years Caspian nations such as Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan have built thriving economies on oil and gas wealth led by global energy companies and a handful of megaprojects. As times change, that model may need to be reassessed. …

The earthquake happened in the Caspian Sea

The earthquake happened in the Caspian Sea

On Friday, October 29, an earthquake occurred in the Caspian Sea. The Republican Center of Seismological Service of the Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan reports that tremors with a magnitude of 3.0 were recorded at 04:37. The …

Magnitude 3.0 earthquake hits Caspian Sea

Magnitude 3.0 earthquake hits Caspian Sea

A 3.0 magnitude earthquake has struck the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea, according to the Republican Seismic Survey Center of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences. The quake, depth of 50 km, was recorded at 07:57 local …