Gazprom seeks to acquire licenses in Tajikistan

OAO Gazprom said it expects to “soon receive licenses for new prospects in Tajikistan.”

OAO Gazprom said it expects to “soon receive licenses for new prospects in Tajikistan.”

A Gazprom delegation met on Sept. 18 with Tajikistan President Emomali Rachmon. Existing licenses permitting Gazprom International to explore in the western Shaambary and Sarykamysh areas were extended for 5 years, Gazprom said.

In 2003, the parties signed a long-term cooperation agreement. In 2008, they signed a pact on subsurface exploration. Gazprom later drilled the Shakhrinav-1p well to 6,450 m.

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