Ustyurt


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Ustyurt

(o͝ost'yo͞ort`), desert plateau, c.62,000 sq mi (160,600 sq km), Central Asia, between the Caspian and Aral seas. It rises to between c.490 and 980 ft (150–300 m). It occupies the southern part of Kazakhstan, the northern part of the Karakalpakstan Republic, and Turkmenistan. Its seminomadic population raises sheep, goats, and camels. The name is sometimes spelled Ust Urt.

Ustyurt

, Ust Urt
an arid plateau in central Asia, between the Caspian and Aral seas in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. Area: about 238 000 sq. km (92 000 sq. miles)
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This should supply about 3 BCM/y of gas to the Ustyurt Gas-Chemical Complex.
These, as well as the Ustyurt plateau and the Aral Sea, have been explored further.
Hwang Kyo-ahn said that the construction of Ustyurt Gas Chemical Complex is an example of successful cooperation between the two countries.
South Korean companies KOGAS, Lotte Chemical, STX Energy and foreign banks are going to put a final point on the construction of Ustyurt Gas Chemical Complex at Surgil deposit in Karakalpakstan with capacity of 400 thousand tons of polyethylene and 100 thousand tons of polypropylene, said the Ministry of Economy of Uzbekistan.
Construction project of Ustyurt Gas Chemical Complex (GCC) on Surgil field was the largest project finance deal in a developing country in 2012 and named the International deal of the year by Thompson Reuters.
It was possible to reach lower Ural and Volga from Urgench, following the road of Ustyurt caravanserais.
2), including the Kyzi Kum and Kara Kum deserts, and the Ustyurt Plateau; this refugial area was bordered by the Caspian Sea to the west, the Pamir and Tien Shan mountains in the east, and the Hindu Kush (sensu lato) and Kopet Dagh mountains in the south.
-- Signed MOU to provide the framework for a Joint Study and the negotiation process for an Exploration Agreement relating to certain exploration blocks in the North Ustyurt Basin of Uzbekistan - the same basin which contains the Doris oil discovery
Tethys Petroleum (TPL) announced yesterday the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Uzbekneftegaz, that will provide the framework for a Joint Study and the negotiation process for an Exploration Agreement relating to certain exploration blocks in the North Ustyurt Basin of Uzbekistan.
The government is planning to construct ecotourism infrastructure in Akcha Kul zone of Ellikala district, as well as a tourism complex and ethnographic park at Ustyurt zone of Kungrad district.
Beginning in 1998 the Government of Uzbekistan conducted a program to attract foreign investors to develop oil and gas deposits in the territory of Ustyurt Plateau in the Southwest of Uzbekistan, which, according to preliminary estimates, contains 4 billion tons of oil.
However, according to Iakubovskii, Arab sources attested the presence of Oghuz Turks near the Ustyurt plateau as early as the ninth century, with the term "Turkmen" designating those who had converted to Islam.