Discoveries alter Caspian region energy potential

Caspian Production Potential—1First in a series.Within the past 18 months, a number of key world-class oil and gas discoveries have transformed the outlook for the Caspian Sea region. Russia's already dominant position in the region was strengthened further during 2000 with the discoveries of Yuri Korchagin and Khvalynskoye oil fields on the Severnyi block. But perhaps more importantly, the discovery of Kashagan oil field in 2000, one of the largest fields in the world to be discovered in recent times, has shifted the reserves balance clearly in favor of Kazakhstan.Due to the large gas reserves found in all the main projects, gas will play an increasingly important role in develo...

Why Register?

Non-subscribers can only view whitepapers by providing name, home and email address, phone number and other information and comment on/rate articles.

Why Subscribe?

Oil & Gas Journal subscribers with login credentials can access these premium features of OGJ Online:

  • Current Issue – an html version of the current week's issue of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • Past Issues – An Electronic OGJ Archive. A keyword-searchable archive of all issues of Oil & Gas Journal dating back to 1990; also searchable by issue date.
  • Market Journal – a weekly round-up of the oil and gas markets, with observations from leading analysts.
  • Editor's Perspective – a short article of insight and opinion by the Editor of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Industry Stats – quick access to current industry statistics from Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Survey Downloads - quick access to exclusive reports from Oil & Gas Journal.


Subscriber Help or Subscribe

Oil & Gas Journal Subscribers: Have your subscription number (from the mailing label on the cover of your Oil & Gas Journal) and e-mail address ready to set up your online account through Customer Service Assistant.

If you're not an Oil & Gas Journal subscriber, start a subscription and gain access to the subscriber areas of OGJ Online now.

Stay Connected