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a city (until 1954, the settlement of Kyzyl-Burun) in Divichi Raion, Azerbaijan SSR; situated on the coastal lowland. Railroad station (Kizil-Burun) on the Baku-Gudermes line. Population, 15,000 (1975). Petroleum is extracted in the area, and the city has an oil refinery for the production of gas and gasoline.

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In Southern Gobustan and the Pre-Caspian region, the commercial flows of oil and gas of the Umbaki and Siazan monoclines are related to the Maykop, with thickness of up to 1,800 m.
Planning of the towns of Naftalan, Mingachevir, Gusar, and Goychay started this year; plans of the towns of Zardab, Zagatala, Siazan, Yardymly, Neftchala, and Balakan are under development; works on developing Ganja and Sumgayit cities' plans are being finalized, according to him.
OTC Bulletin Board: PUMX), of Dallas, Texas, announced today that on December 7, 1999, it entered into a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic ("SOCAR") for the rehabilitation, exploration, development and production of petroleum in the block including the Siazan oil field and adjacent areas in the Azerbaijan Republic.