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  • 5 Feb 2016- 09:40 by Local Press Report BAKU APA In the monitoring conducted during 2015, the Caspian Complex Environmental Monitoring Office of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources has recorded some oil-and-gas production plants operating in the Caspian and along its coastal line for
  • 26 Nov 2014- 10:38 by Local Press Report POOLE Water World Wärtsilä Water Systems Ltd of Poole, a provider of products and solutions for offshore facilities used in oil and gas exploration, development and production, has officially selected NOV Mono, a progressing cavity pump manufacturer, to
  • 6 Nov 2014- 10:49 by Local Press Report BAKU AzerNews Azerbaijani and Russian scientists are jointly investigating environmental problems of the Caspian Sea. The scientists are exploring environmental issues and fluctuations in the water level of the Caspian Sea, the Institute of Geography of
  • 28 May 2014- 10:14 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Zawya A deputy head of Iran's Environment Department blamed three Central Asian countries for causing pollution through their oil and gas production activities. Parvin Farshchi said Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan account for the bulk of
  • 27 May 2014- 09:53 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Trend News Agency The project on transferring water from Caspian Sea to the drying Lake Urmia is unprofessional, senior Iranian official said. "Some people inside the administration try to prevent implementation of the government's plans for
  • 13 May 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan Environmental groups in Turkmenistan have raised concerns that the $10 billion USD investment announced earlier this year by a consortium of Japanese chemical firms will result in increased pollution of the Caspian Sea.
  • 13 Jan 2014- 09:59 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Tehran Times Iran has shelved a project for transferring water from the Caspian Sea to central parts of the country. The manager of the project, Mohammad Rahbari, told the Mehr News Agency on Sunday that the energy minister has ordered all the related
  • 22 Nov 2013- 10:09 by Local Press Report BAKU AzerNews Despite the growth in production volumes, the Caspian Sea's pollution level has decreased considerably, Azerbaijani Ecology and Natural Resources Minister, Huseyngulu Baghirov told journalists on November 21. He said the traditional
  • 18 Nov 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAKU, Azerbaijan Azerbaijan's state water company, Azersu, has announced a new project to upgrade approximately one million people living in the remote suburbs of the capital, Baku, to high-quality, round-the-clock freshwater provision. The project
  • 5 Nov 2013- 10:22 by Local Press Report BAKU Trend News Agency Environmental pollution threatens Caspian Sea Seal, Deputy head of Iran's Environmental Protection in Marine Environment, Abdol-Reza Karbasi said, Fars news agency reported. He made the remarks during ceremony of 10th anniversary
  • 15 Oct 2013- 09:58 by Local Press Report ASTANA Times of Central Asia Abandoned and leaking oil wells may cause an environmental disaster in the Caspian Sea, Tengrinews.kz quoted Baktykozha Izmukhambetov, governor of Kazakhstan’s oil-producing Atyrau Region, as saying last week. “I would like to
  • 8 Oct 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AKTAU, Kazakhstan Kazakhstan is planning to build a 100,000 cubic-meter-per-day desalination plant to supply drinking water to Mangystau province, provincial authorities said last week. Israel’s IDE Technologies Ltd. will build the plant under a private
  • 19 Sep 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AKTAU, Kazakhstan As part of the $25 million USD project to upgrade its aged water infrastructure, the city government of Aktau in Kazakhstan has announced it will switch to desalination plants to meet all its water needs. For decades, drinking water in

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