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Ustyurt

(Russian usˈtjurt) or

Ust Urt

n
(Placename) 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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New industrial reserves of gas condensate were discovered on the Ustyurt plateau in Karakalpakstan, Uzbekneftegaz reported.
CNPC already is a partner in a consortium of UNG, LUKoil, and Korea National Oil Corp (KNOC) exploring the Uzbek sector of the Aral Sea and central Ustyurt plateau.
These, as well as the Ustyurt plateau and the Aral Sea, have been explored further.
The reconstruction Takhiatash TPP is associated with the increased need from electricity and gas companies expanding their operations in the development of the field on the Ustyurt plateau.
In May 2013 the Malaysian company has decided to withdraw from the two upstream-projects under the PSA - development of gas condensate fields in the Ustyurt plateau for 15 years, and oil and gas development of Baysun investment block for 35 years.
The project objective is to mainstream biodiversity conservation into Uzbekistan s oil-and-gas policies and operations by demonstrating this in the Ustyurt Plateau.
The largest are in the great Ustyurt Plateau and the broad plain of Kazakhstan, the Betpak-Dala.
These deposits are concentrated on the Uzbek side of the Amu-Darya Basin in the south-east and in the Ustyurt plateau in the west.
In the south-western corner of the Ustyurt plateau and near the Kazakh border lies the Shakhpakhty block, 5,000 sq km, which includes a producing gas field, where 14 wells have been drilled.
Petronas was part of a consortium of UNG, LUKoil, CNPC, and South Korea's KNOC exploring the Uzbek sector of the Aral Sea and central Ustyurt plateau, under a 35-year EPSA signed in late 2006, with reserves put at 14 TCF; and each of these held 20%.
Petronas is part of a consortium of UNG, LUKoil, CNPC, and South Korea's KNOC exploring the Uzbek sector of the Aral Sea and central Ustyurt plateau, under a 35-year EPSA signed in late 2006, with reserves put at 14 TCF; and each of these holds 20% in the JV.
Under a 35-year EPSA signed in late 2006, UNG, CNPC, LUKoil, KNOC and Petronas hold 20% each in exploring and developing gas fields in the Uzbek sector of the Aral Sea and the central Ustyurt plateau, where the reserves were then put at 14 TCF.