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Americans ran from Baku oil fields

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According to the British agency Reuter, the American oil company Chevron is preparing to sell its stake in an international consortium developing Azerbaijani oil fields in the Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli block (ACG). Earlier, the sale of its assets in ACG (share in 6,8%) was announced by another American oil giant Exxon Mobil.




"Contract of the Century" and its incentives

Chevron refuses not only its stake in the Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli project (9,6%), but also its participation in the use of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline, in which the American company owns 8,9% of assets. Baku portal Haqqin.az has to admit, “after 25 years, American oil and gas companies are leaving Azerbaijan.”

Haqqin.az a little hurried. The anniversary of the “Contract of the Century”, as experts called it to the high-profile epithets called it, will be only next autumn. After all, the international project for the exploitation of the Azeri, Chirag and Guneshli oil fields in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea takes a very specific date for its point of reference - 20 September 1994.

It was on this day in the Baku Gulustan Palace that thirteen companies specializing in oil production signed an international agreement on joint development of three oil fields in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea. The agreement includes large companies from eight countries of the world.

December 2 President 1994 of Azerbaijan, Heydar Aliyev, by special decree, confirmed the legal competence of the international contract. Ten days later, the Milli Majlis (parliament) of Azerbaijan ratified the “Contract of the Century”, giving it full legal force. The deal was finalized for thirty years - until 2024.

Work in the oil fields began to boil. Under the contract, international companies have invested over 11 billions of US dollars in deposits in the Caspian Sea. This returned to the oilmen billions in revenues, the profits from which they shared with the government of Azerbaijan.

More precisely, 80 percent of the profits from the implementation of the international oil project remained in Azerbaijan, which, according to Heydar Aliyev, "gave a great impetus to the development of the city of Baku, and of Azerbaijan in general." In gratitude for this, in August 2001 of the year, by his decree, Aliyev declared the day of the signing of the "Contract of the Century" (September 20) a public holiday - the Day of Oilmen of Azerbaijan.

The rise in oil prices at the beginning of the century gave the contract a new impetus. From Baku, in addition to the oil pipeline leading to the Black Sea port of Georgia (Baku-Supsa), they laid an oil pipeline to the Turkish coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Oil has flowed to the West, replenishing the accounts of the companies participating in the project and the treasury of the Transcaucasian republic.

Prospects were the most optimistic. Initially, oil reserves in the ACG block were estimated at 511 million tons of oil. Then he made additional exploration and obtained new data - 730 million tons. News I was so pleased with the project participants that they did not wait for 2024 of the year and re-signed the contract on new conditions last fall - until 2050 of the year.

Agreed on the amount of investment. The share of the Azerbaijani oil state company in the project was raised from 11,6 to 25 percent. For eight years, foreign partners have pledged to pay a substantial bonus to the State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan in the amount of 3,6 billion US dollars.

Sunset oil project?

Signatories did not bother that oil prices plummeted. Not only the revenues of the companies participating in the project were reduced, but Azerbaijan itself, which hooked "on the oil needle", faced with great difficulties. (According to the executive secretary of the REAL opposition movement Natik Jafarli, whom he gave on his Facebook page, “From 10 manats in the pocket of our compatriots at least 8,5 was earned through oil, directly or indirectly.”) Baku’s revenues from oil went down sharply, fell national currency, struck up the country's banking system. The economy has slipped into recession.

Another factor left unattended by the participants in the oil consortium was a decrease in oil production in the ACG block. For the first time faced with this in 2010 year. Then production reached 823 thousands of barrels per day, but then began to fall. Plans for project participants to reach a million barrels of oil per day remained unfulfilled.

In addition to these troubles, it turned out that the government of Azerbaijan had classified the oil reserves in the ACG to the level of state secrets. British Petroleum experts made their own analysis of the prospects for the development of Azerbaijani fields and concluded that it is possible to increase production only through additional costs. Moreover, these "investments may even become commercially unprofitable for companies."

It was then that they started talking about extending the contract to 2050 of the year in order to offset the costs of the long-term project. However, the Reuter already mentioned here shocked the world with its conclusion: the oil in Azerbaijan ends. The IMF experts gave a softer forecast, albeit a disappointing one: without serious investments from the ACG field, production will decline with the rate of 10 percent per year.

The decline of the oil project in Azerbaijan is now predicted by many foreign experts. They agree that "the current level of production on the ACG will be exhausted by the 2019 year." Than it threatens, it is possible to see on the example of gas projects of Baku. They degrade for several years. So now Azerbaijan has become an importer of gas. “In just three years, from 2015 to 2017, gas imports soared 16 times: from 107 million cubic meters. m to more than 1,7 billion, "- sums the disappointing outcome of a REGNUM news agency.

Of course, the Transcaucasian republic itself will do without oil exports, but will lose the geopolitical role of the international center for the extraction of hydrocarbons. As for the fields of the ACG block, the depletion of resources reduces the commercial value of its development. It seems that the same conclusion was reached in American oil companies and began to sell off their Azerbaijani assets.

Have this stories there is another aspect. Heydar Aliyev in the “Contract of the Century” saw not only economic reasons, but also “an impetus to building new-level relations between Azerbaijan and the states of the world, relations between the Azerbaijani people and the peoples of the world, as well as strengthening and developing Azerbaijan’s foreign policy.”

Translated from Russian into Russian, this means that Baku has the opportunity to play a “Russian card” with the West, presenting itself to the world as a conductor and champion of the interests of “democratic civilization”. This pass in the western capitals accepted.

They began to use Azerbaijan as an alternative to Russia in the southern European direction. Since then, all gas and oil pipelines from Baku have been considered as a counterweight to Moscow’s influence on the energy market. In return, Azerbaijan received little. At least, in his main painful point - Karabakh, he did not wait for help from the West.

Moreover, pumping oil from Azerbaijani fields in the Western capitals actively criticized Baku for an authoritarian style of government, for human rights violations and other non-democratic sins. Now for such criticism there will be no restraining factors at all.

In new circumstances, experts predict a rapprochement between Baku and Moscow. How it will actually be difficult to foresee. Suffice it to recall the forecasts of regional strengthening of Azerbaijan in connection with its energy capabilities. Already it is obvious that in the long run these forecasts turned out to be untenable.
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  1. Nasrat
    Nasrat 7 December 2018 14: 17
    +1
    From the text:
    ..For the first time this was encountered back in 2010. Then, production reached 823 thousand barrels per day, but then it began to fall.

    For 2018, what is the daily production? - this is a question for the author of the article ...

    Yeah, based on the text (below) I found - 600 thousand barrels per day. thanks to the author, the question is removed

    There is such info:
    Oil production at the block of Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli (ACG) fields in the 1st half of 2018 amounted to 15 million tons (108 million barrels).As reported, in the 1st half of 2017, a total of 14 million oil or 106 million barrels of oil was produced from the ACG block. In this way, in January-June 2018, oil production from this area increased by 7,1%.
    1. antivirus
      antivirus 7 December 2018 16: 43
      0
      even with increased production - there will be a division of spheres of influence - and why invest so far? there are shales in the usa and others closer.
    2. pafegosoff
      pafegosoff 9 December 2018 16: 15
      0
      As I understood from the article, the matter is in stocks for easy mining. Then you need to apply additional financial investments for hydraulic fracturing, cluster, horizontal drilling, add. intelligence and other jalabu. However, there are no children at hand, no one to ask.
  2. Sidor Amenpodestovich
    Sidor Amenpodestovich 7 December 2018 14: 17
    +4
    "Pumping oil FROM Azerbaijani fields"
    Dear author, do not reduce the Russian language to the level of surzhik.
  3. rocket757
    rocket757 7 December 2018 14: 20
    0
    Old as the truth of the world - Tell me who your friend is and I will say what awaits you! -
    Nothing new.
    1. Tarhan
      Tarhan 7 December 2018 15: 42
      +2
      Old as the truth of the world - Tell me who your friend is and I will say what awaits you! -

      For the Kremlin, Iran friend. Together in Syria are fighting. Together against the United States act. In the Russian media, Iran is presented as the vanguard of the struggle with the United States in the Middle East.

      And so, oil prices collapsed. An OPEC meeting was urgently convened to reduce production and thereby stabilize prices. For Russia, against the backdrop of sanctions, this is vital.
      "The OPEC summit is being held for the third day, the parties are continuing difficult negotiations. Initially, OPEC planned to cut production by a total of 1,3 million barrels per day."
      "Russia has expressed its readiness to cut production by 200 thousand barrels, but this is still far from the 300 thousand barrels on which the OPEC countries insisted."
      It seemed that with difficulty, but OPEC will be able to stabilize prices. But here a friend of Iran reared up and, contrary to friendly relations, categorically refused to reduce oil production. Thus, the entire negotiation process came to a standstill.

      And again a friend betrayed. Again a knife in the back.
      1. rocket757
        rocket757 7 December 2018 17: 14
        +2
        Is Iran a friend? Do not tell my slippers.
        On BV there can be either wards or fellow travelers.
        It always has been, I always say that!
        By the way, do you know who Russia has a true friend, an ally?
        1. Tarhan
          Tarhan 7 December 2018 17: 34
          +5
          Is Iran a friend? Do not tell my slippers.

          Are you not reading articles? What did the Kremlin Turkey and Iran coordinate their actions in the Middle East? Iran in Syria as agreed with the Kremlin.

          By the way, do you know who Russia has a true friend, an ally?

          Throw a rubber stamp about the army and navy. The army and navy are an ally of any state.
          There are no true friends around the perimeter of the former USSR, there are companions. There are no friends in the west. China is still that friend on his mind.

          But there are friends. This is Cuba, Venezuela, North Korea. They are ready to buy everything from Russia, for the money provided by Russia with a loan. So these loans are non-refundable.
          1. rocket757
            rocket757 7 December 2018 21: 46
            -1
            Quote: Tarkhan
            But there are friends.

            This was and is the USSR FRIENDS .... the country is only such NO!
            Quote: Tarkhan
            Throw a rubber stamp about the army and navy.

            Russia has true friends and allies! And even if only anyone doubts, they will consider that it has been beaten up and forgotten, yeah, he will also try to make her mouth fall into someone else’s, OURS, then he will have to drop everything and save his skin!
            What kind of deb - b - dunduks are trying to teach us? We tried more than once, so our faithful allied friends rolled them to where they should.
      2. Conductor
        Conductor 7 December 2018 19: 17
        +1
        Iran cannot be a friend to us in any way. Temporary ally.
        1. rocket757
          rocket757 7 December 2018 21: 48
          +1
          In capitalist Russia, finally, there can be no friends, so temporary fellow travelers, the enemy of my enemy, my ......
        2. SGarnik
          SGarnik 7 December 2018 23: 41
          0
          [/ Quote]
          Iran cannot be a friend to us in any way. Temporary ally. [/ Quote]
          Iran does not claim to be Russian lands and does not have interests in Russia, and it is in conflict with the countries that are trying to destroy Russia. The next hundred years they are allies of Russia.
          1. Vladimir 5
            Vladimir 5 8 December 2018 22: 33
            +1
            It is correctly noted that in today's selfishly natural interstate relations, friendship is built only on the coincidence of interests and enemies. To that, now Iran, according to enemies and possible economically, Turkey, according to some coincidence of enemies, is suitable as a friend. Here the Saudis, Jordanians, and other Arab Emirates are clearly not suitable, neither for interests nor for enemies, or rather their overlords, friends, sort of in the Middle East. Israel is a nasty splinter here in anti-Russian affairs ... There is nothing to remember about eternal enemies and competitors: the USA with the Fed's interests, England forever .... The main problem of Russia is still not mentioned - the government and clans in power, as obviously selfish cosmopolitan and essentially anti-Russian. Therefore, they are the main and primary enemy of Russian strategic interests ... There are many problems, and there is no one to solve problems in the Russian Federation, that is why the Russian Federation is falling into the political bottom, occasionally releasing bubbles of political agony ... Hope for a life buoy in the form of the PRC, but this, the same for the time being, for the time being ...
  4. Mr Credo
    Mr Credo 7 December 2018 14: 21
    0
    The direct future of Russia is described! Well, subject to sitting on hydrocarbons! Although it was not difficult to predict the future from this way of doing business and replenishing the budget. Looking at our recent past, you see, near-minded people came to power in those (90s) years!
    1. Nasrat
      Nasrat 7 December 2018 14: 28
      0
      Quote: Mr Credo
      The direct future of Russia is described! !


      This is the future of all mankind ...

      although ... I'm sure the Earth continues to produce oil and gas
      At this stage, budget revenues from the sale of oil and gas - a little more than one third - are many, but not the same as they were ten years ago.
      1. Mr Credo
        Mr Credo 7 December 2018 15: 41
        0
        But the Nordic and Turkish stream will certainly reduce this percentage? And the Power of Siberia will multiply it by zero?
        1. Mih1974
          Mih1974 7 December 2018 20: 53
          0
          Well, since we are "so stupid" that we are "dependent on oil and gas", well, let's "follow the wise advice of America" ​​and will not sell gas to the EU good laughing laughing ... So here, or the Americans are our friends, because they prevent us from being a "gas station with rockets" or all the same selling oil and gas is quite a normal and often high-tech business. tongue
          1. Tank hard
            Tank hard 7 December 2018 22: 46
            0
            Quote: Mih1974
            we will not sell gas to the EU

            They say that in this case, the European economy will quickly collapse ... But maybe I'm wrong? I am pleased to listen to the opinion of a competent person. yes
            1. Mih1974
              Mih1974 8 December 2018 04: 26
              +1
              Quoting others - the EU, in terms of economy and generally significant Strength, was sentenced to be looted (by the Americans) and if we sell it to them, we won’t - it’s a cover for them, but without our cheap gas, many of their industrial products will not be competitive.
    2. StudentVK
      StudentVK 7 December 2018 14: 51
      +2
      Well, what about? We are talking about Azerbaijan, but nooo, about Russia, let's talk)))) Your business, of course, but somehow strange. Analyzing the situation, one can say that Azerbaijan as a whole does not have a bad foreign policy at the moment, but if you want to compare it with Russia, you should think carefully and tell us how we differ from each other. Weight! Political, military, economic (of course I do not believe what I say, but regarding such countries, yes). Azerbaijan will not even have time to utter a bell in case of aggression not by Armenia of course (its army is inferior), but for example, the USA will find a “non-slogous regime” in you that will transfer power by inheritance and with all its call will want to bombard you with what? This is where your weight will play a role. The article is unclear, but the main thing is that a country like Azerbaijan needs to quickly review some aspects of foreign policy.
      1. Mr Credo
        Mr Credo 7 December 2018 15: 46
        -2
        Well, then what conditions were set for the country with such weight with diplomats and the Olympiad? Or is Azerbaijan more significant? His diplomats were expelled, they were not allowed to the Olympics? And what about the weighty country the Balts bark? How did they bark Azerbaijan? And Ukraine !? Che she butts with a weighty country? Or does she not know about her weight? Where are the claims of Ukraine against Azerbaijan?
        1. StudentVK
          StudentVK 7 December 2018 17: 04
          +1
          There are always a lot of claims and various problems in such huge countries as we are, but the United States is different from us and China, too, they don’t rinse themselves for their mistakes and failures in foreign and domestic policy and very well control any of their media, and we are gentle and we lisp. If you didn’t understand why I was talking about this, Asya was craping about the Olympics and so on and so on promoting the Western media, and ours only fought off which is very bad. In their media (and this is the majority of the "authoritative and truthful" media of the world that they completely control) they get almost nothing bad that happened in relation to Western countries (that is, they don’t cover their punctures and other shit, although they have no less in some regions even more). Regarding Ukraine, it’s easy to understand: it’s standing west and makes us a kind of cube (although it’s a matter of comparing the cube which is head-deep in Amer’s sanctions and Ukraine, which transits our gas), although we urgently took the Crimea as an unsinkable aircraft carrier. And Azerbaijan has its interests in only one region. And as I wrote to you above yapping and attempts to snarl this in principle, is the United States not trying to spoil China, Vietnam and the Philippines on Spratly Islands? Constantly ! And now they detained the deputy director of the largest Chinese company in Canada, at the request of the United States, on the pretexts drawn up for ears. It’s just that the most important difference between us (large geopolitical players) and you is that there are often many kinds of small assaults on us and we solve them whenever possible and this does not threaten the existence of our state, and you (simple states: Libya as an example) in case of what do you get everything at once and like Libya, who seemed to be not bothering anyone and like you were rich, nobody touched her sooooo long, Macadon and Berlusconi kissed Kadafi’s pen and what ???? When great power comes, who will save you ???? In the 80s there was a similar situation with Libya, but then the USSR was behind it, and only this saved it from defeat. So think at your leisure.
      2. Tank hard
        Tank hard 7 December 2018 22: 53
        +2
        Quote: StudentVK
        The article is unclear, but the main thing is that a country like Azerbaijan needs to quickly review some aspects of foreign policy

        I have always believed that it is better to build mutually beneficial partnerships, respecting each other, and not to lecture someone else, kind of "from above". These "teachings" do not lead to anything good. IMHO.
        1. StudentVK
          StudentVK 7 December 2018 23: 04
          -1
          Well yes! It just happens that Armenia and Azerbaijan are at war with the lands that they did not conquer, but the Russian Empire from the Turks and Persia. You just need to be able to recognize in time who is the older brother and who is the younger. The example of Libya and vice versa of Syria shows which of them turned out to be right in agreeing to an alliance with Russia as an elder brother, and who thought that it would come down and that they would be equal with everyone and have equal rights. This is all a tale about equality.
          1. Tank hard
            Tank hard 7 December 2018 23: 35
            +1
            Quote: StudentVK
            You just need to be able to recognize in time who is the older brother and who is the younger.

            So who needs such an "older" brother?
            1. StudentVK
              StudentVK 7 December 2018 23: 58
              -1
              I say that Syria is alive and will live with us, our elder brother. But Libya, as a whole state and in general as a state, is no longer there. In the 80s, when we were still the elder brother of Libya, we saved her from the fate that happened to her now. He (Gaddafi) and his entire elite decided to hammer bolts on the old friendship and cooperation with us and went, as she thought then, to their own way. So what?????? In the first case, we saved him and all of Libya, in the second case, a complete caput to the country.
    3. MoJloT
      MoJloT 7 December 2018 16: 52
      +1
      The direct future of Russia is described!
      And really not far.
      1. StudentVK
        StudentVK 8 December 2018 02: 02
        0
        Thank you for your wishes fool
  5. alekc75
    alekc75 7 December 2018 14: 21
    0
    now quiet down a little
  6. Vlad 63
    Vlad 63 7 December 2018 14: 23
    +3
    80 percent of profit from international oil project remains in Azerbaijan
    .
    And in our superpower, for some reason only 40 bucks a barrel. The rest is over the hill. This is if you do not take into account part of the energy that goes from the country to the dark, past the cash register.
  7. Butchcassidy
    Butchcassidy 7 December 2018 14: 25
    +7
    Russian experts attribute the situation not only to worsening forecasts for real hydrocarbon reserves, but to possible US aggression against Iran, where the role of launching pad has been assigned to the Republic of Azerbaijan. Naturally, Iran will not remain in debt, just as little will remain in the event of aggression from the oil and gas infrastructure, or from Az.R.

    The Karabakh map can become no less explosive, where "fanning the coals" of a smoldering conflict is also within the logic of weakening Russia and Iran by inciting military conflicts on their borders.

    Let's hope that these are still problems with stocks, rather than the "inside" from the State Department for Exxon Mobile and Shevron, who were hinted at the future of the region and offered to go out of business.
  8. KURT330
    KURT330 7 December 2018 14: 38
    +3
    For those who do not know, ACG is just the first contract and the "depletion" of this field is natural. Let me remind you that after this contract, 23 more contracts were signed with foreign companies, which for some reason the author did not mention. In addition, there are a large number of fields for which contracts with foreign states are not covered.
  9. KURT330
    KURT330 7 December 2018 14: 41
    +1
    Quote: alekc75
    now quiet down a little

    In what sense?
  10. stalki
    stalki 7 December 2018 14: 47
    0
    But Azerbaijan has no other trump cards, so how the card will fall winked
  11. KURT330
    KURT330 7 December 2018 14: 49
    +2
    Quote: ButchCassidy
    Russian experts attribute the situation not only to worsening forecasts for real hydrocarbon reserves, but to possible US aggression against Iran, where the role of launching pad has been assigned to the Republic of Azerbaijan. Naturally, Iran will not remain in debt, just as little will remain in the event of aggression from the oil and gas infrastructure, or from Az.R.

    The Karabakh map can become no less explosive, where "fanning the coals" of a smoldering conflict is also within the logic of weakening Russia and Iran by inciting military conflicts on their borders.

    Let's hope that these are still problems with stocks, rather than the "inside" from the State Department for Exxon Mobile and Shevron, who were hinted at the future of the region and offered to go out of business.

    Azerbaijan has repeatedly stated that it does not intend to participate in any company against its neighbors, especially under the US umbrella! At the expense of Iran I will say that even if NATO planes take off from the airfields of Azerbaijan, Iran will not dare to rock the boat. In order to be convinced of the correctness of my words, you should just take a little information about the current situation and the socio-political situation in Iran from INDEPENDENT sources. Iran is already in debt to us, and sooner or later it will have to repay this debt. Well, on the topic of "inside" and from the State Department, I agree with you ...
    1. Paranoid50
      Paranoid50 7 December 2018 15: 41
      +1
      Quote: KURT330
      Iran is already indebted to us and this debt it will have to return sooner or later.

      Does Iran know?laughing
    2. Butchcassidy
      Butchcassidy 7 December 2018 19: 34
      +1
      Well, who knows what they said in Baku? Israeli aviation was provided with a base at the airport in the village. Pumping. I think that in Tehran this was perceived unambiguously as an unfriendly step
  12. parusnik
    parusnik 7 December 2018 14: 52
    +4
    Nothing lasts forever ... including minerals ...
  13. KURT330
    KURT330 7 December 2018 14: 58
    +1
    Quote: stalki
    But Azerbaijan has no other trump cards, so how the card will fall winked

    But we do not need trump cards, we only have jokers in the deck. In addition to the Karabakh problem, we have no problems with anyone. Well, we can solve it even without oil, I assure you. The only thing that keeps the leadership and the elite is good relations with the Russian Federation (not NORMAL, but GOOD). Azerbaijan is the center of shifted gravity of the entire Caucasus. Someone may be laughing on their couch, but God forbid to drag us into someone’s intrigue ...
    1. stalki
      stalki 7 December 2018 15: 55
      0
      List your jokers please, I will study and evaluate them with attention. And you have three problems in my subjective opinion, of course, and you have enough of them with your head. 1 Karabakh, 2 pipelines, 3 oil prices. And Iran is still your competitor in the Caspian region. All factors will have to be taken into account. Good luck, you will need it.
      1. stalki
        stalki 7 December 2018 16: 37
        0
        Well, clearly there are no arguments, only the minuses hi
    2. Butchcassidy
      Butchcassidy 7 December 2018 19: 39
      0
      Well hello, there is no problem with anyone.

      And the dispute with Turkmenistan over a gas field in the Caspian? And what about Baku's work on South Azerbaijan? And what about Georgia's claims to David Gareja Monastery? Besides Karabakh, there is also a tense situation with Nakhichevan. So, just like Turkey with its policy of "0 problems with neighbors", this all translates into "0 neighbors without problems."
  14. KURT330
    KURT330 7 December 2018 15: 00
    0
    Quote: parusnik
    Nothing lasts forever ... including minerals ...

    +++ Unfortunately, it comes to many too late.
  15. KURT330
    KURT330 7 December 2018 15: 03
    +1
    Quote: StudentVK
    Well, what about? We are talking about Azerbaijan, but nooo, about Russia, let's talk)))) Your business, of course, but somehow strange. Analyzing the situation, one can say that Azerbaijan as a whole does not have a bad foreign policy at the moment, but if you want to compare it with Russia, you should think carefully and tell us how we differ from each other. Weight! Political, military, economic (of course I do not believe what I say, but regarding such countries, yes). Azerbaijan will not even have time to utter a bell in case of aggression not by Armenia of course (its army is inferior), but for example, the USA will find a “non-slogous regime” in you that will transfer power by inheritance and with all its call will want to bombard you with what? This is where your weight will play a role. The article is unclear, but the main thing is that a country like Azerbaijan needs to quickly review some aspects of foreign policy.

    Power is inherited in many countries, as well as in that same USA ...
  16. Semurg
    Semurg 7 December 2018 15: 06
    +2
    Regnum is an Armenian resource, and the interpretation is appropriate. I remember there was a tantrum raised when in Kazakhstan the streets named after Mirzoyan began to be renamed.
    1. Conductor
      Conductor 7 December 2018 19: 29
      0
      It is ordinary that in the Republic of Kazakhstan, more precisely in Alma-Ata. Kosmnavtov street became Baitursynova, Pasteur Makatayev street.
    2. SGarnik
      SGarnik 7 December 2018 19: 36
      -2

      Regnum Armenian resource,

      Well then, Kazakhstan during the time of the republic’s administration Mirzoyan was pro-Armenian. I read about him (Mirzoyan), I did not find anything bad. And I think the reason for renaming is clear to you. See for yourself from independent sources. I would like to know if there were streets with the names of famous Armenian names in Kazakhstan?

      Regnum, a pro-Russian resource, I would say more pro-Russian.
      1. Semurg
        Semurg 7 December 2018 20: 01
        +1
        I read, well, against the background of the Goloshchekin, of course he looked more humane, but he didn’t pull his name across the streets of Kazakhstan to the streets. Yes Charles Aznavour street would not be bad.
  17. KURT330
    KURT330 7 December 2018 16: 01
    0
    Quote: Paranoid50
    Quote: KURT330
    Iran is already indebted to us and this debt it will have to return sooner or later.

    Does Iran know?laughing

    Well naturally!
  18. MoJloT
    MoJloT 7 December 2018 16: 50
    -1
    experts predict rapprochement of Baku and Moscow
    Close the border, urgently! And is Saudi Arabia already all right with human rights?
  19. wmn5500
    wmn5500 7 December 2018 17: 42
    +1
    Oil in Azerbaijan does not have much to raise a panic.
    1. Butchcassidy
      Butchcassidy 7 December 2018 19: 40
      0
      Well, just like that, if everything is profitable, no one will leave the development of promising deposits.
  20. Waldemar
    Waldemar 7 December 2018 19: 25
    +3
    I'm afraid this means that they intend to arrange a war there .....
  21. Restless
    Restless 7 December 2018 20: 09
    -1
    In the new circumstances, experts predict a rapprochement between Baku and Moscow. How it will actually be difficult to foresee

    It is difficult, but we are squeezing Israel out of Azerbaijan .. As best we can! These "friends of the whole world" usually put on bloody shows ... negative
    Do not believe the Danians giving gifts ..!
    1. SGarnik
      SGarnik 7 December 2018 23: 25
      +1
      It is difficult, but we are squeezing Israel out of Azerbaijan .. As best we can! These "friends of the whole world" usually put on bloody shows ... negative
      Do not believe the Danians giving gifts ..!

      It's almost impossible. They will be replaced by mountain Jews, who practically do not differ from Azerbaijanis in appearance and last name. I think they do not care about the Karabakh conflict, they need unrest in Iran. Through the Azerbaijanis, they will influence the Turkic population of Iranian Azerbaijan. In a word, make Iran a second Syria.
      1. Restless
        Restless 8 December 2018 09: 15
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        Quote: SGarnik
        It's almost impossible. They will be replaced by mountain Jews, who practically do not differ from Azerbaijanis in appearance and last name.

        In Russia, it’s also difficult to calculate, and now on the site ..)))
        Quote: SGarnik
        I think they do not care about the Karabakh conflict, they need unrest in Iran. Through the Azerbaijanis, they will influence the Turkic population of Iranian Azerbaijan. In a word, make Iran a second Syria.

        Their hatred of Iran is off the charts and can go to any lengths to destroy and turn Syria into Iraq, Libya ... But Russia was created for this to suppress the "exceptional" of all stripes and, if anything happens, to break their ridges ... This is our fate Russians, and for this they hate and fear us .... While holding on! soldier
  22. Patriarch
    Patriarch 8 December 2018 12: 08
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    Chevron, an American oil company, is preparing to sell its stake in an international consortium developing Azerbaijani oil fields in the Azeri - Chirag - Guneshli block (ACG)

    They made .. Russia will buy! ..Soon, Kazakhstan, gyr gyri will also begin to squeeze out all sorts of moneylenders and other swindlers and others ..
  23. Anchonsha
    Anchonsha 8 December 2018 13: 12
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    Do not spit in the well, you may have to drink some water from it. From what all the post-Soviet countries were so greedy for freebies. Although there was nothing to hide and be surprised, Soviet Russia contained all of them, although it itself contained its population in almost the worst condition of all the republics.
    1. Oquzyurd
      Oquzyurd 9 December 2018 20: 17
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      Do not talk nonsense. Azerbaijan has always been self-sufficient, and under the USSR it had a positive balance in the economy. In simple words: it didn’t parasitize, on the contrary, it gave the center more than it took. That is, it was one of the rare donor republics in the USSR. Take an interest, find confirmation my words.
  24. 123456789
    123456789 8 December 2018 23: 27
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    According to the British agency Reuter, the American oil company Chevron is preparing to sell its stake in an international consortium developing Azerbaijani oil fields in the Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli block (ACG). Earlier, the sale of its assets in ACG (share in 6,8%) was announced by another American oil giant Exxon Mobil.

    Perhaps they are seeking some kind of preference from Azeroth.
    80 percent of profit from international oil project remains in Azerbaijan

    Only business, nothing personal.
  25. KURT330
    KURT330 10 December 2018 07: 39
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    Quote: StudentVK
    Well yes! It just happens such a fig that Armenia and Azerbaijan are at war for lands that they did not conquer, but the Russian Empire at the Turks and Persia

    Amazed at your knowledge of history! Excuse me, what book can I read in ?! laughing
  26. KURT330
    KURT330 10 December 2018 07: 50
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    Quote: ButchCassidy
    Well, who knows what they said in Baku? Israeli aviation was provided with a base at the airport in the village. Pumping. I think that in Tehran this was perceived unambiguously as an unfriendly step

    Who said that they provided Israel with a base station on Nasosnaya? Where does infa come from? Definitely a lie! And why in Nasosnaya (northern direction), and not Kurdamir or Yevlakh (southern and south-western direction). They are going to bomb Iran, not Russia)))) Do not believe the stuffing.
  27. KURT330
    KURT330 10 December 2018 07: 57
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    Well hello, there is no problem with anyone.

    And the dispute with Turkmenistan over a gas field in the Caspian? And what about Baku's work on South Azerbaijan? And what about Georgia's claims to David Gareja Monastery? Besides Karabakh, there is also a tense situation with Nakhichevan. So, just like Turkey with its policy of "0 problems with neighbors", this all translates into "0 neighbors without problems."

    Wow how to present, do not hide the joy. Recently, ours was invited to Turkmenistan and met him there at a very high level. With Georgia, you want to pit us for a long time, but it does not fail. Nakhchivan is a thorn in w @ .. the face of Armenia and will keep it in check! Well, at the expense of problems with neighbors, I forgot about Russia.
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  29. Akuzenka
    Akuzenka 12 December 2018 09: 58
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    Or maybe everything is easier. There will soon be a war and the Americans just know about it and save their money? In my opinion, the most obvious option.
  30. Knizhnik
    Knizhnik 14 December 2018 11: 31
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    If two Western companies intend to sell their share, then there are probably serious reasons for this. For example, the US embassy made it clear that the issue was purely profitable, but on the whole they understand the importance of diversifying energy supplies, etc., etc., that is, they continue to keep abreast. Suppose what else remains; guessing without facts, as Sherlock Holmes used to say, is a bad habit. When will they sell it? To whom?
    Azerbaijan has never played with its volumes the geopolitical role of the international center for hydrocarbon productionto lose her now. In addition, it is one thing to produce energy resources, and another thing is to be able to fully deliver them to their intended purpose. Russia is in no way a competitor, respected author.
    "Oil diplomacy" helped Azerbaijan to integrate into the world community, and thank God for that. Western partners have always "cut coupons" and criticized for dictatorship and totalitarianism at the same time, they did not expect anything else and do not expect in the future. Nobody promised Karabakh, more precisely, they did not promise not for oil, but for joining NATO. This was unacceptable for us, and besides, the price of their promises is known.
    Everything is a little confused with gas, if hunting, take an interest wink
    According to the executive secretary of the opposition movement REAL Natik Jafarli, which he gave on his page on Facebook
    There was no more serious source? The dependence on oil revenues is very large, but where does the opposition figure?
    The rapprochement between Russia and Azerbaijan is proceeding rather slowly, I would say, with "natural speed", and not because of the decline in the profitability of the deposits, but due to natural reasons.