I have fulfilled your order. The first facility has been created in Astrakhan. And infrastructure has been created too -- an Astrakhan platform that will employ about 600 people. There will be seven such platformsAnalysis: Russia eyes Caspian projects Jan 18, 2008
This year the company will overcome the minor shortfall in production growth and increase hydrocarbon production by 5-7 percentAnalysis: Russia eyes Caspian projects Jan 18, 2008
We also need state help in setting up the necessary infrastructure to develop the unique Russian offshore field in the Caspian. We are currently installing the first platform, which will start pumping its first oil in 2009Analysis: Russia eyes Caspian projects Jan 18, 2008
The joint venture of Lukoil and Gazprom Neft is an efficient tool of mutually beneficial cooperation between Russia's major oil companies, which possess a great production and financial potential required for implementing major projectsLukoil and Gazprom Neft enter partnership Dec 28, 2007
There may potentially be about 150 million tons of oil equivalent there. We have to find out what it is, gas or oilUPI Energy Watch Sep 11, 2007
Vagit Alekperov (Azerbaijani: Vahid Yusuf oğlu Ələkbərov); (Russian: Вагит Юсуфович Алекперов, born September 1, 1950 in Baku, Azerbaijan) is an Azerbaijani businessman and currently a President of the leading Russian oil company LUKOIL.
He is currently rated by Forbes magazine as the eighth richest person in Russia with $13.9 billion of net worth and the 50th richest person in the world.
He was born in Baku, one of the earliest centers of the international petroleum industry. His father, who died when Vagit was a boy, worked in the oil fields all his life and inspired Alekperov to follow in his footsteps. Alekperov's father was a Muslim and his mother, Russian Orthodox. Alekperov is religious, but does not define himself as either Muslim or Orthodox. He was eighteen when he landed his first job in the industry.