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Absheron

(əpshĭrôn`) (äpshĭrôn`) or

Apsheron

(əp–), peninsula, c.40 mi (60 km) long, extending into the Caspian Sea, E Azerbaijan. It is a dry, hilly area at the eastern end of the Greater Caucasus Mts. and is underlain by rich oil-bearing rock strata. The oil industry developed there in the 1870s, although the presence of oil was known long before. The peninsula, with its Bakı (Baku) oil fields, was the USSR's chief oil-producing region prior to the opening of the Siberian fields. Natural gas wells, salt lakes, mineral springs, and mud volcanoes are also found on Absheron. Bakıis the region's chief city, and the peninsula falls within the boundaries of Greater Bakı.
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The temperature will be +4-6C at night, +7-11C in the afternoon in Absheron peninsula, +4-6C at night, +8-10C in daytime in Baku, the Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry reported.
Electronic auction: the maintenance of highways of regional or intermunicipal significance in 2018 in the city of novorossiysk, the resort city of anapa, the resort town of gelendzhik, abinsk, absheron, caucasus, seversky, slavyansk, tbilisi, temryuk, belorechensky, tikhoretsk districts (stage 2)
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Total E&P Absheron (TEPAb) is operating on behalf of Jocap (Joined Operating Company for Absheron Project, a joint venture between State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan (Socar) and Total.
He joins Grand Millennium Al Wahda from Absheron Hotel Group in Baku, Azerbaijan, where he last held the role of multi-unit general manager for Boulevard Hotel Baku for more than two years.
These include, besides Shah Deniz and Absheron, other offshore fields which are being explored or are to be prospected, mainly the Babek, Nakhichevan, Umid, and Zafar-Mashal blocks.
SOCAR-AQS was established in 2007 by SOCAR and Absheron Drilling as a joint venture, providing integrated services for drilling and well servicing.
The ship, named Lankaran, will be used for work in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea, including in the area of Shah Deniz and Absheron, Shafag-Asiman block.
In order to study the geodynamic regime in the most seismically active zones AR were created six geodynamic polygons (GDP): Absheron special network -80, Shamakhi GDP, Caspian GDP, Sheki-Kurdamir GDP, Technogenic polygon Absheron, GDP Azerbaijan NPP.
Earlier, the German EON prepared and submitted to Socar a feasibility study for the reconstruction and modernization of the gas distribution network of Baku and Absheron.
particular for Baku and Absheron is very significant, Aliyev said.
Summary: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry's International Representative Office in Azerbaijan recently organised a roundtable discussion on "Expanding Trade between Dubai and Azerbaijan" at the JW Marriott Absheron in Baku.