Restrictions on the import of fuel and lubricants to Kazakhstan have been lifted but limited to a single operator.
Kazakhstan has frozen lubes prices for first quarter 2014.
ConocoPhillipsis set to to sell its interest in the North Caspian Sea Production Sharing Agreement
Prista takes on UzTexaco stake to increase its lubes output.
Jordan deals with China and Estonia to develop world's largest shale oil power plants.
Belarus is extending its activities in Venezuelan exploration
Shell pulls out of Kashagan oil project leaving it in doubt.
Austria's OMV has taken its share in Turkey's Petrol Ofisi to 95% after its latest purchase.
Solid Armenian production has created a surplus of fuels and lubricants, while Tatneft is to build more fuel outlets in Belarus
The lastest GF-5 specs are drafted; passenger car oils will lead the lubricants recovery according to Kline; Nigeria's base oil import ban is a cause for debate and Chevron pulls out of India.