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Oil & Gas Exploration and Production in the Caspian Region, 2013 - Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2020

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Published Date » 2013-05-01
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  Oil & Gas Exploration and Production in the Caspian Region, 2013 Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2020  
     
  Summary  
   
 Oil & Gas Exploration and Production in the Caspian Region, 2013 Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2020, is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist, which analyzes the oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) industry in the Caspian Sea region. The report provides an overview of the E&P industry in the five littoral countries of the Caspian region Russia, Iran, Kazakhstan Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan. The report also provides information on the fiscal environment, exploration, production, discoveries and competitive landscape in the five littoral countries....
Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 5
1.1 List of Tables 7
1.2 List of Figures 8

2 Introduction 10
2.1 Overview 10
2.2 GlobalData Report Guidance 10

3 Caspian Region Oil and Gas Exploration and Production - An Introduction 11
3.1 Littoral States of the Caspian Region have Substantial Oil and Gas Reserves 12
3.1.1 Caspian Sea Area has Substantial Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources 13
3.1.2 Russia Recorded Highest Number of Active Exploration Blocks among Littoral States of Caspian Region in 2012 15
3.1.3 Kazakhstan Accounted for Most of the Oil and Gas Discoveries in the Caspian Region in 2008-2012 Period 17
3.2 Russia is the Leading Producer of Oil and Gas among the Littoral Countries 20
3.2.1 Oil and Natural Gas Production in the Caspian Region Countries is Expected to Increase at an AAGR of 1.9% during 2013-2020 22
3.3 Oil and Gas Sector in the Caspian Sea Region - Major Drivers and Challenges 23
3.3.1 Substantial Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources will Drive Development of Oil and Gas Exploration and Development in the Caspian Sea Region 23
3.3.2 Increased Oil and Gas Exports through Pipelines will Drive Development of Oil and Gas Sector in the Caspian Sea Region 24
3.3.3 Maritime Disputes over the Caspian Sea are a Major Challenge to the Development of the Oil and Gas Sector in the Region 26
3.3.4 International Politics are Likely to Stop Realization of Planned Trans-Caspian Gas Pipeline 27
3.3.5 Environmental Concerns Could Affect Development of Oil and Gas Sector in the Caspian Region 28
3.4 Oil and Gas Exploration and Production in the Caspian Region - A Competitive Landscape 30
3.4.1 OJSC Surgutneftegas Holds Operatorship in the Highest Number of Active Exploration Blocks in the Caspian Region 30
3.4.2 Max Petroleum PLC was the Operator involved in Highest Number of Discoveries in the Caspian Region Countries during the 2008-2012 Period 32
3.4.3 JSC Exploration Production KazMunaiGas is the Operator of the Highest Number of Production Fields in Caspian Region Countries 33

4 Oil and Gas Exploration and Production in Caspian Region - Russia 34
4.1 Oil and Gas Fiscal Environment in Russia 34
4.2 Russia had 353 Active Exploration Blocks at the End of 2012 35
4.2.1 Russia Witnessed Approximately 26 Oil and Gas Discoveries during the 2008-2012 Period 37
4.3 Oil and Gas Production in Russia Increased at an AAGR of 2.7% during the Period 2001-2012 38
4.4 Oil and Gas Production in Russia is Expected to Increase at an AAGR of 0.8% during the 2013-2020 Period 40
4.5 Major Oil and Gas Companies in Russia 42
4.5.1 OJSC Surgutneftegas has Operatorship in the Highest Number of Active Exploration Blocks in Russia 42
4.5.2 PetroNeft Resources was the Operator Involved in the Highest Number of Oil and Gas Discoveries in Russia between 2008 and 2012 43
4.5.3 OAO Gazprom is one of the Leading Producers of Oil and Gas in Russia 44

5 Oil and Gas Exploration and Production in Caspian Region - Kazakhstan 45
5.1 Petroleum Fiscal Environment in Kazakhstan 45
5.2 Kazakhstan had 39 Active Exploration Blocks at the End of 2012 46
5.2.1 Kazakhstan has Recorded 30 Oil and Gas Discoveries during the 2008-2012 Period 48
5.3 Oil and Gas in Production in Kazakhstan Increased at an AAGR of 5.9% during the Period 2001-2012 49
5.4 Oil and Gas Production in Kazakhstan Is Expected to Increase at an AAGR of 4.9% during 2013-2020 51
5.5 Major Oil and Gas Companies in Kazakhstan 53
5.5.1 KazMunaiGas Exploration Production JSC has Operatorship in the Highest Number of Active Exploration Blocks in Kazakhstan 53
5.5.2 Max Petroleum was the Operator Involved in the Highest Number of Oil and Gas Discoveries in Kazakhstan during the 2008-2012 Period 55
5.5.3 Chevron Corporation is the Leading Producer of Oil and Gas in Kazakhstan 56

6 Oil and Gas Exploration and Production in Caspian Region - Azerbaijan 57
6.1 Petroleum Fiscal Environment in Azerbaijan 57
6.2 Azerbaijan had 12 Active Exploration Blocks at the End of 2012 58
6.2.1 Azerbaijan Witnessed Two Oil and Gas Discoveries during the 2008-2012 Period 59
6.3 Oil and Gas in Production in Azerbaijan Increased at an AAGR of 10.5% during the Period 2001-2012 60
6.4 Oil and Gas Production in Azerbaijan is Expected to Increase at an AAGR of 4.4% during 2013-2020 62
6.5 Major Oil and Gas Companies in Azerbaijan 63
6.5.1 Commonwealth Oil & Gas Company is the Operator of the Highest Number of Active Exploration Blocks in Azerbaijan 63
6.5.2 BP Plc and SOCAR are the Leading Producers of Oil and Gas in Azerbaijan 64

7 Oil and Gas Exploration and Production in Caspian Region - Turkmenistan 65
7.1 Exploration and Production Environment in Turkmenistan 65
7.2 Turkmenistan had Five Active Exploration Blocks at the End of 2012 66
7.2.1 Turkmenistan Recorded Two Oil and Gas Discoveries during the 2008-2012 Period 67
7.3 Oil and Gas Production in Turkmenistan Increased at an AAGR of 2.7% during the Period 2001-2012 68
7.4 Oil and Gas Production in Turkmenistan is Expected to Increase at an AAGR of 9.3% during 2013-2020 70
7.5 Major Oil and Gas Companies in the Caspian Region of Turkmenistan 71
7.5.1 RWE, Zarubezhneft and Buried Hills Operate One Exploration Block Each in Turkmenistan 71
7.5.2 Turkmenneft and Turkmengaz are the Leading Producers of Oil and Gas in Turkmenistan 72

8 Oil and Gas Exploration and Production in the Caspian Region - Iran 73
8.1 Petroleum Fiscal Environment in Iran 73
8.2 Iran had 14 Active Exploration Blocks at the End of 2012 74
8.2.1 Iran Witnessed Approximately Seven Oil and Gas Discoveries during the 2008-2012 Period 76
8.3 Oil and Gas Production in Iran Increased at an AAGR of 2.4% during the Period 2001-2012 77
8.4 Oil and Gas Production in Iran is Expected to Increase at an AAGR of 1.9% during the 2013-2020 Period 79
8.5 Major Oil and Gas Companies in Iran 81
8.5.1 State Oil Companies are Leading Operators of Active Exploration Blocks in Iran 81
8.5.2 National Iranian Oil Company was the Operator Involved in the Highest Number of Oil and Gas Discoveries in Iran during the 2008-2012 Period 82
8.5.3 National Oil Companies Dominate Production of Oil and Gas in Iran 83

9 Appendix 84
9.1 Market Definition 84
9.2 Abbreviations 84
9.3 Sources 85
9.4 Methodology 86
9.4.1 Coverage 86
9.4.2 Secondary Research 86
9.5 Contact Us 86
9.6 Disclaimer 87

List of Tables


Table 1: Oil and Gas Industry, Five Littoral States, Proven Crude Oil Reserves (billion bbl), 2012 12
Table 2: Oil and Gas Industry, Five Littoral States, Proven Natural Gas Reserves (tcf), 2012 12
Table 3: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Mean Undiscovered Petroleum Resources in the Caspian Sea Area, by Basin, 2010 14
Table 4: Oil and Gas Industry, Five Littoral States, Active, Inactive and Planned Exploration Blocks, 2012 15
Table 5: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Total Oil and Natural Gas Production (mmboe), 2001-2012 20
Table 6: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Total Oil and Natural Gas Production (mmboe), 2013-2020 22
Table 7: Oil and Gas Industry, the Caspian Sea Region, Planned Oil and Natural Gas Pipelines, 2013 25
Table 8: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Key Fiscal Terms of Russia, 2012 34
Table 9: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Details of Major Active Exploration Blocks* in Russia (km2), 2012 36
Table 10: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Oil and Natural Gas Production in Russia (mmboe), 2001-2012 38
Table 11: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Top 10 Oil and Natural Gas Production Fields in Russia (mmboe), 2007-2011 39
Table 12: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Oil and Natural Gas Production in Russia (mmboe), 2013-2020 40
Table 13: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Key Fiscal Terms of Kazakhstan, 2012 45
Table 14: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Details of Major Active Exploration Blocks* in Kazakhstan (km2), 2012 47
Table 15: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Oil and Natural Gas Production in Kazakhstan (mmboe), 2001-2012 49
Table 16: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Top 10 Oil and Natural Gas Production Fields in Kazakhstan (mmboe), 2007-2011 50
Table 17: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Oil and Natural Gas Production in Kazakhstan (mmboe), 2013-2020 51
Table 18: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Key Fiscal Terms of Azerbaijan, 2012 57
Table 19: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Details of Active Exploration Blocks in Azerbaijan (km2), 2012 59
Table 20: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Oil and Natural Gas Production in Azerbaijan (mmboe), 2001-2012 61
Table 21: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Oil and Natural Gas Production in Azerbaijan by Major Fields (mmboe), 2007-2011 61
Table 22: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Oil and Natural Gas Production in Azerbaijan (mmboe), 2013-2020 62
Table 23: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Key Fiscal Terms of Turkmenistan, 2012 65
Table 24: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Details of Active Exploration Blocks in Turkmenistan (km2), 2012 67
Table 25: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Oil and Natural Gas Production in Turkmenistan (mmboe), 2001-2012 68
Table 26: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Oil and Natural Gas Production in Turkmenistan (mmboe), 2013-2020 70
Table 27: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Key Fiscal Terms of Iran, 2012 73
Table 28: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Details of Major Active Exploration Blocks* in Iran (km2), 2012 75
Table 29: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Oil and Natural Gas Production in Iran (mmboe), 2001-2012 77
Table 30: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Top 10 Oil and Natural Gas Production Fields in Iran (mmboe), 2007-2011 78
Table 31: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Oil and Natural Gas Production in Iran (mmboe), 2013-2020 79
Table 32: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Planned Developments Fields in South Pars, Iran, 2012 80

List of Figures


Figure 1: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Map of the Caspian Sea with Littoral States 11
Figure 2: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Location of Four Basins and Assessment Units in the Caspian Sea Region, 2010 13
Figure 3: Oil and Gas Industry, the Caspian Sea Region, Exploration Blocks* by Country, 2012 16
Figure 4: Oil and Gas Industry, Five Littoral States, Oil and Gas Discoveries, by Year, 2008-2012 17
Figure 5: Oil and Gas Industry, Five Littoral States, Oil and Gas Discoveries, by Country, 2008-2012 18
Figure 6: Oil and Gas Industry, the Caspian Sea Region, Oil and Gas Discoveries, by Basin, 2008-2012 19
Figure 7: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Total Oil and Natural Gas Production (mmboe), 2001-2012 20
Figure 8: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Oil and Gas Production Share (%) and Production Growth (%), 2001-2012 21
Figure 9: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Total Oil and Natural Gas Production (mmboe), 2013-2020 22
Figure 10: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Sea Region, Percentage Breakdown of Mean Undiscovered Petroleum Resources of the Four Basins in the Caspian Sea Area, 2010 23
Figure 11: Oil and Gas Industry, the Caspian Sea Region, Oil and Gas Pipelines, 2009 24
Figure 12: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Sea, Boundaries between the Littoral States of the Caspian Sea Based on Classification as either a Lake or a Sea, 2011 26
Figure 13: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Sea, Proposed Route of Trans-Caspian Gas Pipeline, 2012 27
Figure 14: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Sea, Possible Causes of Environmental Pollution in the Caspian Sea Region, 2011 28
Figure 15: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Top 10 Operators of Active Exploration Blocks, 2012 30
Figure 16: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Top 10 Equity Stake Holders in Exploration Blocks of the Caspian Sea Region, 2012 31
Figure 17: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Top 10 Operators Based on Oil and Gas Discoveries, 2008-2012 32
Figure 18: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Top 10 Operators of Production Fields in Caspian Region*, 2011 33
Figure 19: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Active Exploration Blocks in Russia, 2007-2012 35
Figure 20: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Year-Wise Breakdown of Oil and Gas Discoveries in Russia, 2008-2012 37
Figure 21: Oil and Gas Industry, , Caspian Region, Oil and Natural Gas Production in Russia (mmboe), 2001-2012 38
Figure 22: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Oil and Natural Gas Production in Russia (mmboe), 2013-2020 40
Figure 23: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Top 10 Exploration Companies in Russia in terms of Operatorship in Exploration Blocks, 2012 42
Figure 24: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Oil and Gas Discoveries in Russia by Operator, 2008-2012 43
Figure 25: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Gross Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production of Top Five Companies in Russia (mmboe)*, 2012 44
Figure 26: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Active Exploration Blocks in Kazakhstan, 2007-2012 46
Figure 27: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Year-Wise Breakdown of Oil and Gas Discoveries in Kazakhstan, 2008-2012 48
Figure 28: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Oil and Natural Gas Production in Kazakhstan (mmboe), 2001-2012 49
Figure 29: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Oil and Natural Gas Production in Kazakhstan (mmboe), 2013-2020 51
Figure 30: Oil and Gas Industry, Kazakhstan, Location of Kashagan Field, 2012 52
Figure 31: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Major Exploration Companies in Kazakhstan in Terms of Operatorship in Exploration Blocks, 2012 53
Figure 32: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Key Exploration Target Areas of KMG EP, 2013 54
Figure 33: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Oil and Gas Discoveries in Kazakhstan by Operator, 2008-2012 55
Figure 34: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Gross Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production of Top Five Companies in Kazakhstan (mmboe), 2012 56
Figure 35: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Active Exploration Blocks in Azerbaijan, 2007-2012 58
Figure 36: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Oil and Natural Gas Production in Azerbaijan (mmboe), 2001-2012 60
Figure 37: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Oil and Natural Gas Production in Azerbaijan (mmboe), 2013-2020 62
Figure 38: Oil and Gas Industry,Caspian Region, Top Exploration Companies in Azerbaijan in Terms of Operatorship in Exploration Blocks, 2012 63
Figure 39: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Gross Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production of Top Five Companies in Azerbaijan (mmboe), 2011 64
Figure 40: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Active Exploration Blocks in Turkmenistan, 2007-2012 66
Figure 41: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Oil and Natural Gas Production in Turkmenistan (mmboe), 2001-2012 68
Figure 42: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Oil and Natural Gas Production in Turkmenistan (mmboe), 2013-2020 70
Figure 43: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Location of Block 23 Offshore Turkmenistan, 2013 71
Figure 44: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Gross Crude Oil and Natural Gas Producers in Turkmenistan (mmboe), 2011 72
Figure 45: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Active Exploration Blocks in Iran, 2007-2012 74
Figure 46: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Year-Wise Breakdown of Oil and Gas Discoveries in Iran, 2008-2012 76
Figure 47: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Oil and Natural Gas Production in Iran (mmboe), 2001-2012 77
Figure 48: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Oil and Natural Gas Production in Iran (mmboe), 2013-2020 79
Figure 49: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Exploration Companies in Iran in terms of Operatorship in Exploration Blocks, 2012 81
Figure 50: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Oil and Gas Discoveries in Iran by Operator, 2008-2012 82
Figure 51: Oil and Gas Industry, Caspian Region, Gross Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production of Top Five Companies in Iran (mmboe), 2011 83

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