US independent presses Kazakh E&D ventures

A private Houston independent, Kazakhstan's largest acreage holder, has signed agreements that relate to exploration and exploitation on several of its own and another's blocks in the Precaspian basin.First International Oil Corp., Houston, engaged UBS Warburg LLC to assist in raising as much as $60 million in equity in a private placement to fund opportunities in Kazakhstan.Rosneft and Itera Holdings signed letters of intent to explore the 829,000-acre Federovskoye license adjacent to supergiant Karachaganak oil and gas field jointly with FIOC. First International will retain a 25% interest in the block after Rosneft and Itera complete earning requirements.Rosneft and FIOC are to...

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