Gissar

Gissar

 

an urban-type settlement and administrative center of Gissar Raion, Tadzhik SSR. Located at the intersection of the Khanaka River (tributary of the Kafirnigan) and the Bol’shoi Gissar Canal. It has a railroad station (Khanaka) 26 km southwest of Dushanbe. Population, 10,000 (1970). A plant producing waterproofing materials and a flour mill are located there. A leather factory was under construction in 1971. Gissar is the site of a pedagogical institute and a folk theater.

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A quarter-on-quarter decrease in international gas production in the second quarter of 2019 was due to scheduled maintenance works at Kandym gas processing complex and technical limitations of gas intake from Gissar project by Shurtan gas chemical complex (JSC 'Uzbekneftegas') in Uzbekistan.
By tradition, farmers of Khatlon region are the first to start picking cotton, due to climatic conditions, cotton growers of Gissar Valley and Sogd begin campaign later.
The project also envisages the construction of highway bridge through Grand Gissar Canal.
Thanks to the launch of new gas treatment facilities, the production of Kandym and Gissar projects in 2018 increased to 13.4 billion cubic meters, which is 67 percent more than in 2017, noted on the official website of the company.
As part of the project, the PMU also supported groups of small-scale Gissar sheep breeders providing each group with Gissar rams to improve the quality of local sheep breeds.
LUKoil has produced the first batch of natural gas at the South-West Gissar field at the rate of 1.1 BCM/year.
The $400m project entailed development of eight fields in the central Ustyurt and South-West Gissar regions.

Currently, LUKOIL Overseas and Uzbekneftegaz are implementing two product sharing agreements (PSAs) for the Kandym-Khauzak-Shady-Kungrad and Southern-Western Gissar projects.
The Early Gas Kandym large capital project entered an active phase; work was underway on design documentation development, equipment fabrication and delivery, as well as early construction under the Gissar Full Development project.
It is expected to redefine the concept of luxury living in Tajikistan by offering an integrated community on the picturesque and idyllic waterfront of the Gissar Canal.
Competitions will take place in the second decade of May 2015 and will be held at the Central National Stadium in Dushanbe in Almosi village of Gissar region.