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Caspian and Central Asia Region Buffeted by Declining Rouble and ISIL Threat

In an 11 November national address, President Nursultan Nazarbayev suggested that Kazakhstan would face a challenging next few years and ordered the government to prepare for 2015 with a special 50-day program. Nazarbayev cited growing global and regional turbulence that is likely to affect Kazakhstan, including: the changing global security landscape; the growth of the

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Azerbaijan: Southern Gas Corridor Update

Horizon’s contacts indicate that the international consortium developing the Shah Deniz (SD) field is eager for Petronas to join after Statoil’s departure. SOCAR and its Western partners are accustomed to working with Iranian and Russian minority shareholders and are keen to partner with a cash-rich industry leader. Additionally, Petronas already has producing assets in Block