Kashagan, Kazakhstan's Caspian
WASHINGTON, June 5 (UPI) -- The global energy market nervously contemplates flat production and rising prices. Kazakhstan's Kashagan Caspian Sea offshore field is the largest find of the last 30 years; after years of cost overruns and legal controversy, the project is slated to begin production in 2011 and will provide Kazakhstan with its largest single source of hard currency when fully operational.
JOHN C.K. DALY, UPI International Correspondent